Taxon profile


Oriental Spruce
Picea orientalis (L.) Link

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Pinophyta - conifers »  class Pinopsida »  order Pinales »  family Pinaceae »  genus Picea - spruce

Scientific synonyms

Abies orientalis (L.) Poir.
Abies wittmanniana Voss
Picea orientalis f. atrovirens Schelle
Picea orientalis f. aurea (Otto) Beissn.
Picea orientalis f. aureospicata Beissn.
Picea orientalis f. nana (Carrière) Rehder
Picea orientalis f. nutans Schelle
Picea orientalis var. aurea Otto
Picea orientalis var. nana Carrière
Picea withmanniana Carrière

Other names

= Caucasian Spruce

Least Concern



outer bark

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

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 Picea orientalis (L.) Link]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Picea orientalis (L.) Link]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Picea orientalis (L.) Link]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Picea orientalis (L.) Link]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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