AnAge entry for Pinus longaeva

Pinus longaeva is a species with negligible senescence

Classification (HAGRID: 04234)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Plantae (Taxon entry)
    Phylum: Pinophyta
        Class: Pinopsida
            Order: Pinales
                Family: Pinaceae
                    Genus: Pinus
Species
Pinus longaeva
Common name
Great Basin bristlecone pine
Synonyms
Pinus aristata longaeva

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

IMR
Not yet available
MRDT
No MRDT detected
Maximum longevity
4,713 years (wild)
Source
ref. 501
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

The bristlecone pine is considered an organism with negligible senescence because it no functional decline with age has been observed. One old tree was estimated to be 4,713 years old [0501], though it is possible that even older trees exist.

Life history traits (averages)

No information is available on life history. Please contact us if you wish to suggest or contribute data.

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 183352
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 3344
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