Abies sibirica

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Abies sibirica Ledeb.

Pinaceae

Life form: tree
Usage: economic plant

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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 sibirica is a tree.

Naming

Abies sibirica was described by Carl Friedrich von Ledebour in 1833. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Abies sibirica 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

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Abies sibirica is evergreen. The leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

The trees produce cones.

Root System

Distribution

Abies sibirica is native to the European Russia (Belarus, the Ukraine, Moldova, Crimea), northern Asia, Central Asia and Mongolia and is naturalized in Northern Europe.

Cultivation

The trees tolerate temperatures down to -35°C (USDA zone 4).

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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