1. Family: Pinaceae Spreng. ex F.Rudolphi
    1. Genus: Abies Mill.
      1. Abies firma Siebold & Zucc.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Japan.

    [EDGE]

    Forest, F. et al. 2018. Gymnosperms on the EDGE. Scientific Reports 8: 6053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-24365-4.

    Conservation
    Abies firma is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.63, which places it in position 1059 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.58, ranked 1020. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Japan

    Introduced into:

    Korea

    Abies firma Siebold & Zucc. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2007 Wilson, E.H. [6110], Japan K000288120
    Feb 1, 2007 Watanabe, K. [s.n.], Japan K000288121
    Feb 1, 2007 Oldham, R. [884], Japan K000288118
    Feb 1, 2006 Siebold, P.F. von [s.n.], Japan K000288119
    Feb 1, 2006 s.coll. [s.n.], Japan K001081701 isotype

    First published in Fl. Jap. 2: 15 (1842)

    Accepted by

    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
    • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.

    Sources

    EDGE Gymnosperms
    EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0