Abies alba Mill.

First published in Gard. Dict., ed. 7.: n.° 1 (1756)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Pyrenees to Carpathians and Balkan Peninsula. It is a tree and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Corse, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Føroyar, Great Britain, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Sweden

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jonsell, B. (ed.) (2000). Flora Nordica 1: 1-344. The Bergius Foundaton.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 2008 Turrill, W.B. [2375] France K000332506 No
Jun 1, 2008 Favrat, L. [4/564] Switzerland K000567502 No
Jun 1, 2008 Meebold, A. [s.n.] Austria K000567503 No
Jun 1, 2008 Lemperg, F. [271] North Macedonia K000567505 No
Dec 1, 2004 Turrill, W.B. [2375] France K000332504 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Bulgaria K000978740 Type Yes
Stefanoff, N.; Stefanoff, B. [s.n.] Bulgaria K000978739 Syntype Yes
Rácz, I. [45570] Romania K000332503 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Bulgaria K000978741 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • EDGE Gymnosperms

    • EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images