Abies densa

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Abies densa


Taxonavigation: Pinales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Pinophyta
Classis: Pinopsida
Ordo: Pinales

Familia: Pinaceae
Genus: Abies
Sectio: A. sect. Pseudopicea
Species: Abies densa


Abies densa Griff., Indian Forester 53: 686 (1927).


  • Homotypic
    • Abies densa Griff., Not. Pl. Asiat. 4: 19 (1854), nom. inval., pro syn.
    • Abies spectabilis var. densa (Griff.) Silba, Phytologia Mem. 7: 10 (1984).
    • Abies spectabilis subsp. densa (Griff.) Silba, J. Int. Conifer Preserv. Soc. 15: 46 (2008).
  • Heterotypic
    • Abies fordei Rushforth, Int. Dendrol. Soc. Year Book 2008: 42 (2009).
    • Abies fabri subsp. fordei (Rushforth) Silba, J. Int. Conifer Preserv. Soc. 18: 13 (2011).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: China
      • Tibet.
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, East Himalaya, Nepal.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Bhutan Fir, Tibetan Silver Fir
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