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Taxon: Abies religiosa (Kunth) Schltdl. & Cham.

Genus: Abies section: Grandis
Family: Pinaceae. Also placed in: Abietaceae
Nomen number: 712
Place of publication: Linnaea 5:77. 1830
Comment: authorship of unascribed names in this article (pp. 72-174, except pp. 128-164 by Lessing) follow the stated authorship of the article (Melbourne ICN Art. 46.6), given on p. 72 as Schlechtendal & Chamisso
Name verified on: 12-Oct-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • sacred fir   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Puebla, Tlaxcala, Veracruz

References:

  • Farjon, A. 1990. Pinaceae: Drawings and descriptions of the genera Abies, Cedrus, Pseudolarix, Keteleeria, Nothotsuga, Tsuga, Cathaya, Pseudotsuga, Larix and Picea. Regnum Veg. 121. 101.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Liu, T.-S. 1971. A monograph of the genus Abies. 252.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala. [mentions].
  • Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
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Check other web resources for Abies religiosa (Kunth) Schltdl. & Cham.:

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Gymnosperm Database of Christopher J. Earle
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?712 (14 September 2014)

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