1753: Linnaeus described this species as Pinus taeda in Species Plantarum, 1st ed., p. 1000 of Ray Society 1957 facsimile.
today: The current name for this species is Pinus taeda L.
Pinus foliis ternis.
Pinus with leaves in threes.
|with leaves||foliis - ablative plural of second declension neuter noun folium, -i|
|three together.||ternis - ablative plural neuter of group A adjective terni, -ae, -a; modifies foliis|