Abies pinsapo

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Abies pinsapo Boiss.

Pinaceae

Life form: tree

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade   6

Moisture: moderately moist

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

Canopy: broadly conical

Taxonomy

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

Abies pinsapo is a tree.

Naming

Abies pinsapo was described by Pierre Edmond Boissier. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Abies pinsapo is a species 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

Abies pinsapo - branches

Growth

The trees have a broadly conical canopy and reach heights of 20 to 25 metres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Abies pinsapo is evergreen. The green leaves are alternate. They are deltoid with entire margins.

Flowers and Fruits

Abies pinsapo flowers from April to May. The plants are dioecious, pollination takes places by allogamy through the wind.

The trees carry brown cones.

Root System

Distribution

Abies pinsapo is native to southern Spain and North Morocco.

Cultivation

The trees prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on moderately moist soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -23°C (USDA zone 6).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

The plants usually require only a moderate amount of maintenance.


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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