1. Family: Pinaceae Spreng. ex F.Rudolphi
    1. Genus: Abies Mill.
      1. Abies densa Griff.

        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.

    Distribution

    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 Kingdon Ward, F. [6332], China K000567630
    Aug 1, 2008 Rogers, C.G. [s.n.], India K000567645
    Aug 1, 2008 Rogers, C.G. [s.n.], India K000567646
    Aug 1, 2008 Gamble, J.S. [9475], India K000567644
    Aug 1, 2008 Bedi, R. [38], Bhutan K000567628
    Aug 1, 2008 Bedi, R. [1011], Bhutan K000567629
    Jul 12, 1996 Bedi, R. [589], Bhutan K000567627

    First published in Indian Forester 53: 686 (1927)

    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.

    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. (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.

    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 2019. 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 2019. 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