1753: Linnaeus described this species as Pinus strobus in Species Plantarum, 1st ed., p. 1001 of Ray Society 1957 facsimile.
today: The current name for this species is Pinus strobus L.
Pinus foliis quinis scabris.
Pinus with leaves [that are] five together [and] scabrous.
Translation with commentary
|with leaves||foliis - ablative plural of second declension neuter noun folium, -i|
|[that are]||[added for smoother reading]|
|five together||quinis - ablative plural neuter of group A adjective quini, -ae, -a; agrees with foliis|
|[and]||[added for smoother reading]|
|scabrous.||scabris - ablative plural neuter of group A adjective scaber, scabra, scabrum; modifies foliis|