1. Family: Pinaceae Spreng. ex F.Rudolphi
    1. Genus: Abies Mill.
      1. Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. U.S.A. (Appalachian Mountains).

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Abies fraseri is rated as Endangered (EN) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of 0.44, which places it in position 338 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 3.71, ranked 899. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

    Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2007 Ball, J. [s.n.], USA K000288159
    Feb 1, 2007 Gray, A. [s.n.], USA K000288157
    Feb 1, 2007 Nicholson, G. [s.n.], USA K000288158
    Feb 1, 2007 Curtiss, A.H. [2665], USA K000288156
    Feb 1, 2007 Clausen, R.T. [5583], USA K000288154
    Feb 1, 2007 Small, J.K. [s.n.], USA K000288155

    First published in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl., Suppl. 5: 35 (1817)

    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.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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