Trade names: Cembra Pine, Swiss Pine
Range: Central Europe, especially in the Alps, Southern France, Switzerland, Austria and Bavaria. At altitudes up to about 6,000 feet and in the Carpathean mountains at altitudes up to approx. 8,000 feet. Also in Northern Russia and Siberia.
Uses: The wood is extremely versatile, for all interior and exterior purposes. In addition, it is used for country-style furniture, high quality architectural purposes and exclusive handworked cabinet making.