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English term or phrase:Scots pine
German translation:Föhre
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04:44 Jun 17, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: Scots pine
"A lone Scots pine stands aloof upon far horizon..."
Is Scots pine a botanical name - and how is it called in German?
Klara Hurkova
Local time: 18:49
Föhre
Explanation:
Scots Pine = botanical (lat.) Pinus sylvestris

Pinus sylvestris = gemeine/gewöhnliche Kiefer, Föhre, Waldkiefer, Kiembaum.

Pinus = lat. Bezeichnung für kiefernähnliche Nadelbäume.
sylvestris = lat. im Wald wildwachsend.

google hits:
Föhre 1590
gemeine Kiefer 810
Waldkiefer 338

gemein or gewöhnlich wouldn't look nice in your context. I suggest Föhre.
HTH
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Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 03:49
Grading comment
Es war schwer, den "Sieger" zu bestimmen, da Ihr alle für mich so toll recherchiert habt! Vielen Dank für die perfekte Arbeit. Du hast recht, Föhre klingt poetisch!
Gruss
Klara
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Summary of answers provided
naschottische Kiefer, gemeine Kiefer, Föhre
Vesna Zivcic
naFöhreUschi (Ursula) Walke
naGewöhnliche Kiefer
Dierk Seeburg
naWaldkiefer
Alan Johnson


  

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6 mins
Waldkiefer


Explanation:
But, if my memory is not wrong, this is a SCOTCH pine.


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Alan Johnson
Germany
Local time: 18:49
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 587
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38 mins
Gewöhnliche Kiefer


Explanation:
The Royal Forestry Society says it's a Scots (not Scotch) Pine <http://www.rfs.org.uk/totm/scotpine.htm>, found native to Scotland and large areas of northern and mountainous Europe and Asia stretching almost to the Pacific.

The scientific name for Scots pine is Pinus sylvestris in the family Pinaceae.

In German, it goes by the name of Gewöhnliche Kiefer, Wald-Kiefer, Föhre and belongs to the Kieferngewächse.

I believe that you can find Schottische Tannen for sale in Germany in which case I think they may be a particular variety of Pinus sylvestris imported to Germany from Scotland.

Cheerio,
Dierk


    Reference: http://ost-west.com/Angebote.htm
    Reference: http://www.tu-cottbus.de/Bodenschutz/publi1.html
Dierk Seeburg
Local time: 10:49
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 130
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51 mins
Föhre


Explanation:
Scots Pine = botanical (lat.) Pinus sylvestris

Pinus sylvestris = gemeine/gewöhnliche Kiefer, Föhre, Waldkiefer, Kiembaum.

Pinus = lat. Bezeichnung für kiefernähnliche Nadelbäume.
sylvestris = lat. im Wald wildwachsend.

google hits:
Föhre 1590
gemeine Kiefer 810
Waldkiefer 338

gemein or gewöhnlich wouldn't look nice in your context. I suggest Föhre.
HTH


    Reference: http://www.rkk.arch.tu-muenchen.de/lehrstuhl/nadtax.html
Uschi (Ursula) Walke
Local time: 03:49
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 175
Grading comment
Es war schwer, den "Sieger" zu bestimmen, da Ihr alle für mich so toll recherchiert habt! Vielen Dank für die perfekte Arbeit. Du hast recht, Föhre klingt poetisch!
Gruss
Klara

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Andrea Kopf
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1 hr
schottische Kiefer, gemeine Kiefer, Föhre


Explanation:
1. Guide Book: Chapter 5 - Case Municiple Purpose Land
... they open before the leaves appear. Continue along the road heading towards the magnificent,lone Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris). The needles occur in pairs and ...

www.weston-forest-trail.org/guides/chapter5.html

2. Original Englische Bachblüten - schnell & preiswert
24,103524, Pine, Schottische Kiefer, Pinus sylvestris.

www.omikron-online.de/naturhaus/angebote/sonstige/bachbl1.h...

3. Thomas Lamp: Bienennährpflanzen
... Pinus silvestris (Gemeine Kiefer, Föhre): Bloom: Description: Zapfen bis 7 ...

me.in-berlin.de/~tlamp/beefood.html


    Reference: http://www.google.com
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 18:49
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in pair: 395
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