Tree 25 m tall with a diameter at chest height that reaches 60 cm.
Straight and cylindrical trunk.
In Central America it is common in the Atlantic zone, from Mexico to Venezuela.
Sapwood and heartwood differ.
The sapwood is pale yellow and the heartwood is brown.
The marbling is defined by growth rings.
The smell is similar to cypress.
It has an imperceptible taste.
The weight is moderate.
Colombia: Pino, pino chaquiro, pino colombiano, chaquiro
Costa Rica: Ciprecillo, pinillo