Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis

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Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis Fernald

Pinaceae

Life form: tree

  2

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: evergreen

Coniferous leaves: cushion-like base

Division: not specified

Shape: not specified
Fruit: cone

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Pinophyta
Subdivisio:
Pinophytina
Classis:
Pinopsida
Subclassis:
Pinidae
Ordo:
Pinales

Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis is a tree.

Naming

Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis was described by Merritt Lyndon Fernald. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis is a variety in the genus Abies which contains approximately 84 to 93 species and belongs to the family of the Pinaceae (Pine Family). The type species of the genus is Abies alba.

Characteristics

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Abies balsamea var. phanerolepis is evergreen. The leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

The trees produce cones.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The trees tolerate temperatures down to -45°C (USDA zone 2).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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