Taxon profile


Nikko Fir
Abies homolepis Sieb. & Zucc.

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

Scientific synonyms

Abies brachyphylla Maxim
Abies brachyphylla var. tomomi (Bobbink & Atk. ex Rehder) Dallim. & A.B.Jacks.
Abies finhonnoskiana R.Neumann ex Parl.
Abies firma var. brachyphylla (Maxim.) Bertrand
Abies harryana W.R.McNab
Abies homolepis var. scottae McFarland
Abies homolepis var. tomomi Bobbink & Atk. ex Rehder
Abies tschonoskiana Regel
Picea brachyphylla (Maxim.) Gordon
Picea homolepis (Siebold & Zucc.) Gord.

Near Threatened


outer bark

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 1

varietas Abies homolepis var. umbellata (Mayr) E.H.Wilson

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 homolepis Siebold et Zucc.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Abies homolepis Siebold & Zucc.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Abies homolepis Siebold et Zucc.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Abies homolepis Siebold et Zucc.]
Data retrieved on: 17 September 2014

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