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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Europe to Russian Far East and Mongolia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[EDGE]

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

Conservation
Picea obovata is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.57, which places it in position 756 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 10.34, ranked 212. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

Native to:

Altay, Amur, Buryatiya, Chita, East European Russia, Finland, Irkutsk, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Magadan, Mongolia, Norway, Sweden, Tuva, West Siberia, Yakutskiya

Introduced into:

Iceland

Picea obovata Ledeb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 1, 2009 Maack, [?] [s.n.], Russian Federation K000340399
Apr 1, 2009 Czekanovsky, A. [s.n.], Russian Federation K000340398
Mar 1, 2009 Ganeschin, S. [s.n.], Russian Federation K000340354
Mar 1, 2009 Mameev, S. [52], Russian Federation K000340353
Mar 1, 2006 Ledebour, C.F. von [s.n.], Russian Federation K000553415 isotype

First published in Fl. Altaic. 4: 201 (1833)

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 2: 533-1111. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Gorchakovskii, P.L. & al. (1994). Opredelitel' sosudistykkhrastenii srednego Urala: 1-524. Nauka, Moscow.

Not accepted by

  • Jonsell, B. (ed.) (2000). Flora Nordica 1: 1-344. The Bergius Foundaton. [Cited as Picea abies subsp. obovata.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Gorchakovskii, P.L. & al. (1994). Opredelitel' sosudistykkhrastenii srednego Urala: 1-524. Nauka, Moscow.
  • Jonsell, B. (ed.) (2000). Flora Nordica 1: 1-344. The Bergius Foundaton.

EDGE Gymnosperms
EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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/
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