1. Family: Pinaceae Spreng. ex F.Rudolphi
    1. Genus: Abies Mill.
      1. Abies squamata Mast.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Tibet to China (S. Gansu).

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Abies squamata is rated as Vulnerable (VU) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -1.42, which places it in position 463 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 4.81, ranked 669. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    China North-Central, China South-Central, Qinghai, Tibet

    Abies squamata Mast. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2006 Wilson, E.H. [3019], China K000288184 holotype
    Feb 1, 2006 Wilson, E.H. [3019], China K001081719 isotype
    Feb 11, 1988 Cheng, W.C. [3545], China K000288185

    First published in Gard. Chron., ser. 3, 39: 299 (1906)

    Accepted by

    • 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.

    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