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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Nepal to SE. Tibet and N. Assam.

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Abies densa is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -8.14, which places it in position 899 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 5.82, ranked 605. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Assam, East Himalaya, Nepal, Tibet

Abies densa Griff. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 2012 Kingdon Ward, F. [5674], China K000567637
Aug 1, 2008 Bedi, R. [1011], Bhutan K000567629
Aug 1, 2008 Kingdon Ward, F. [6332], China K000567630
Aug 1, 2008 Gamble, J.S. [9475], India K000567644
Aug 1, 2008 Rogers, C.G. [s.n.], India K000567645
Aug 1, 2008 Bedi, R. [38], Bhutan K000567628
Aug 1, 2008 Rogers, C.G. [s.n.], India K000567646
Jul 12, 1996 Bedi, R. [589], Bhutan K000567627

First published in Indian Forester 53: 686 (1927)

Accepted by

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Abies spectabilis.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.

EDGE Gymnosperms
EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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