Abies nordmanniana subsp. equi-trojani
Abies nordmanniana subsp. equi-trojani (Asch. & Sint. ex Boiss.) Coode & Cullen
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Abies nordmanniana subsp. equi-trojani is a tree.
Abies nordmanniana subsp. equi-trojani was already described and the name validly published by Pierre Edmond Boissier based on a prior description by Paul Friedrich August Ascherson and Paul Ernst Emil Sintenis. It was Mark James Elgar Coode and James Cullen, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1965.
Abies nordmanniana subsp. equi-trojani is a subspecies 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.
The trees have a narrowly conical canopy and reach heights of 20 to 40 metres.
Wood and Bark
Abies nordmanniana subsp. equi-trojani is evergreen. The leaves are alternate.
Flowers and Fruits
Abies nordmanniana subsp. equi-trojani flowers in May. The plants are dioecious, pollination takes places by allogamy through animals.
The trees produce cones.
Abies nordmanniana subsp. equi-trojani is native to northwestern Turkey.
The trees prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on fresh to moist soil. The substrate should be gritty-sandy, loamy, sandy-loamy, gritty-loamy, clay, sandy clay or loamy clay soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -35Â°C (USDA zone 4).
Maintenance and Propagation
Pests and Diseases
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