Abies coahuilensis

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Taxonavigation: Pinales 

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

Familia: Pinaceae
Genus: Abies
Sectio: A. sect. Grandis
Species: Abies coahuilensis


Abies coahuilensis I.M.Johnst., J. Arnold Arbor. 24: 332 (1943).

  • Typus: Mexico, Coahuila: head of La Pipa fork of Charretera Canyon, Sierra Madera, dense cool shady conifer forest on steep north slope, Sept. 13, 1941, Johnston 9010 (Holotypus: A).


  • Homotypic
    • Abies durangensis var. coahuilensis (I.M.Johnst.) Martínez, Pinac. Mexic. 3: 139 (1963).
    • Abies durangensis subsp. coahuilensis (I.M.Johnst.) Silba, J. Int. Conifer Preserv. Soc. 15: 38 (2008).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast (Coahuila).

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


Primary references[edit]


  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Abies coahuilensis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Oct 28. Reference page.  (accepting the taxon as Abies durangensis var. coahuilensis)
  • Hassler, M. 2004–2021. World Plants. Synonymic Checklist and Distribution of the World Flora. Version 11.3; last update Jan 11, 2021. www.worldplants.de. Accessed 26 Jan 2021 (accepting the taxon as Abies durangensis subsp. coahuilensis)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Coahuila Fir