Abies spectabilis (D.Don) Mirb.

First published in Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13: 70 (1825)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is N. Afghanistan to Central Himalaya. It is a tree and grows primarly in the temperate biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Farjon, A. (2010). A handbook of the world's Conifers 1: 1-526. BRILL, Leiden, Boston.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 2008 Wager, L.R. [185], China K000567636 No
Aug 1, 2008 Gamble, J.S. [24372], India K000567641 No
Aug 1, 2008 Drummond, J.R. [22695], India K000567635 No
Aug 1, 2008 Grey-Wilson, C.R. [811], Nepal K000567643 No
Aug 1, 2008 Kanjilal, U. [1049], India K000567642 No
Aug 1, 2008 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], India K000567634 No
Feb 1, 2006 Wallich, N. [6058], India K000553370 syntype Yes
Feb 1, 2006 Wallich, N. [s.n.], Nepal K001081718 syntype Yes
May 9, 1988 Webb, W.S. [6058], India K000553405 paratype Yes
Strachey, R. [2], India K001081716 Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Webb, W.S. [6058], India Pinus spectabilis K001081717 lectotype Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • EDGE Gymnosperms

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

    • 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 Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0