Pinus tabuliformis Carrière, Traité Gén. Conif., ed. 2,1: 510 (1867).[Chinese red pine]
Three varieties are recognised. Chinese red pine is an important forestry tree. It's wood is hard, strong and possesses a straight grain. Common uses are for mining props, railway sleepers and wooden bridges. Resin, tannin and essential oils are also extracted from the species.