Abies grandis

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Abies grandis subsp. grandis, Anacortes, near Seattle, Washington, USA

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Pinales 

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

Familia: Pinaceae
Genus: Abies
Sectio: A. sect. Grandis
Species: Abies grandis
Subspecies: A. g. subsp. grandis – A. g. subsp. idahoensis

Name[edit]

Abies grandis (Douglas ex D.Don) Lindl., Penny Cyclop. 1: 30 (1833).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Pinus grandis Douglas ex D.Don in A.B.Lambert, Descr. Pinus, ed. 3, 2: 144 bis (1832).
  • Homotypic
    • Picea grandis (Douglas ex D.Don) Loudon, Arbor. Frutic. Brit. 4: 2341 (1838).

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Europe (introduced)
    • Regional: Northern Europe
      • Denmark, Great Britain, Ireland, Norway.
    • Regional: Middle Europe
      • Czechoslovakia, Germany, Switzerland.
    • Regional: Southeastern Europe
      • Italy.
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Western Canada
      • British Columbia.
    • Regional: Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington.
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • California.

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

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Lindley, J. 1833. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge 1: 30. London.

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Vernacular names[edit]

العربية: شوح كبير
dansk: Kæmpe-Gran
Deutsch: Große Küsten-Tanne
dolnoserbski: Wjelicka jedła
English: Grand Fir
eesti: Hiigelnulg
suomi: Jättipihta
français: Sapin de Vancouver
Nederlands: Reuzenzilverspar
norsk: Kjempeedelgran
polski: Jodła olbrzymia
русский: Пихта великая
svenska: Kustgran
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