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This species is accepted, and its native range is Pyrenees to Carpathians and Balkan Peninsula.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[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.

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, Norway, Portugal, Sweden

Abies alba Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

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

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.
  • Jonsell, B. (ed.) (2000). Flora Nordica 1: 1-344. The Bergius Foundaton.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.

EDGE Gymnosperms
EDGE of Existence (Gymnosperms)
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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