Taxon profile


European Silver Fir
Abies alba Mill.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Pinophyta - conifers »  class Pinopsida »  order Pinales »  family Pinaceae »  genus Abies - fir

Scientific synonyms

Abies abies Rusby
Abies alba f. pendula (Carrière) Rehder
Abies alba subsp. apennina Brullo, Scelsi & Spamp.
Abies alba subsp. pardei (Gaussen) Silba
Abies alba var. brevifolia Mattf.
Abies alba var. pardei (Gaussen) Silba
Abies alba var. podolica R.I. Schröd.
Abies argentea Chambray
Abies baldensis (Zuccagni) Zucc. ex Nyman
Abies candicans Fisch. ex Endl.

Other names

= European Silver-fir
= Silver Fir

Least Concern
Temporal range:Upper Pliocene - recent



outer bark

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

symbiont (mutualist): Fagus sylvatica L. - European Beech

consumer: Callidium violaceum (Linnaeus, 1758) - Violet Longhorn, Anastrangalia dubia (Scopoli, 1763), Paracorymbia simplonica (Fairmaire, 1885), Palaeocallidium coriaceum (Paykull, 1800), Paracorymbia maculicornis (DeGeer, 1775), ...

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Abies alba Mill.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Abies alba Mill.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Abies alba Mill.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Abies alba Mill.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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