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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Pyrenees to Carpathians and Balkan Peninsula.

    [EDGE]

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

    Conservation
    Abies alba is rated as Least Concerned (LC) according to IUCN Red List criteria and has received a EDGE score of -7.93, which places it in position 834 on the EDGE Gymnosperm list. It has a Evolutionary Distinctiveness of 7.23, ranked 420. More information on the EDGE Gymnosperm project here https://www.edgeofexistence.org.

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    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, Great Britain, Norway, Portugal, Sweden

    Abies alba Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 2008 Turrill, W.B. [2375], France K000332506
    Jun 1, 2008 Meebold, A. [s.n.], Austria K000567503
    Jun 1, 2008 Favrat, L. [4/564], Switzerland K000567502
    Jun 1, 2008 Lemperg, F. [271], Macedonia K000567505
    Dec 1, 2004 Turrill, W.B. [2375], France K000332504
    Rácz, I. [45570], Romania K000332503
    s.coll. [s.n.], Bulgaria K000978740 syntype
    s.coll. [s.n.], Bulgaria K000978741
    Stefanoff, N. [s.n.], Bulgaria K000978739 syntype

    First published in Gard. Dict. ed. 7: n.º 1 (1756)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Farjon, A. (2001). World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers, ed. 2: 1-309. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

    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.
    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 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