Abies pindrow

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Abies pindrow, Dhanolti, Uttarakhand, India


Taxonavigation: Pinales 

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

Familia: Pinaceae
Genus: Abies
Sectio: A. sect. Momi
Species: Abies pindrow
Varietates: A. p. var. brevifolia – A. p. var. pindrow



Abies pindrow (Royle ex D.Don) Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts.: t. 86 (1836).


  • Basionym
    • Pinus pindrow Royle ex D.Don, London Edinburgh Philos. Mag. & J. Sci. 8: 255 (1836).
  • Homotypic
    • Picea pindrow (Royle ex D.Don) Loudon, Arbor. Frutic. Brit. 4: 2346 (1838).
    • Abies webbiana var. pindrow (Royle ex D.Don) Brandis, Forest Fl. N.W. India: 528 (1874).
    • Pinus spectabilis var. pindrow (Royle ex D.Don) Voss in K.Putlitz & L.Meyer, Landlexikon 4: 776 (1913).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Western Asia
      • Afghanistan.
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indian Subcontinent
      • Nepal, West Himalaya.

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



Primary references


Vernacular names

العربية: شوح بيندرو
български: Хималайска ела
Deutsch: Pindrow-Tanne
English: Pindrow Fir
فارسی: نراد هیمالیای غربی
suomi: Pindrowpihta
हिन्दी: पिंद्रौ
magyar: Himalájai jegenyefenyő
перем коми: Гималаись ньыв
polski: Jodła nepalska
svenska: Pindrowgran
удмурт: Гималай ньылпу
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