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Taxon: Abies spectabilis (D. Don) Mirb.

 
Genus: Abies
Section: Pseudopicea
Family: Pinaceae
Nomen number: 720
Place of publication: Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 13:70. 1825
Link to protologue:
Comment: valid publication by Mirbel confirmed by original literature, where his citation "spectabilis. Don" can be taken as an indirect reference to the basionym Pinus spectabilis D. Don under Shenzhen ICN Art. 41.3
Name Verified on: 18-Sep-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (fide A. Farjon, pers. comm. 1996)
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • CHINA: China [Xizang Zizhiqu (w.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, [Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh] Nepal


References:

  1. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Farjon, A. 1990. Pinaceae: Drawings and descriptions of the genera Abies, Cedrus, Pseudolarix, Keteleeria, Nothotsuga, Tsuga, Cathaya, Pseudotsuga, Larix and Picea. Regnum Veg. 121 65.
  4. Farjon, A. 1995. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  5. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  6. Krüssmann, G. 1985. Manual of cultivated conifers (English translation of Die Nadelgeholze, ed. 2. 1983) Note: lists as Abies spectabilis (D. Don) G. Don
  7. Liu, T.-S. 1971. A monograph of the genus Abies 192.
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  10. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Abies spectabilis (D. Don) Mirb. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=720. Accessed 15 October 2019.