Abies x insignis

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Abies x insignis

Pinaceae

Life form: tree

Exposure: sun   6

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 x insignis is a tree.

Naming

Élie Abel Carrière already described Abies x insignis but the name was validly published by Émile Bailly.

Taxonomy

Abies x insignis 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 x insignis is evergreen. The leaves are alternate.

Flowers and Fruits

The trees carry ornamental cones.

Root System

Distribution

Abies x insignis is native to : garden origin.

Cultivation

The trees prefer a sunny situation. They tolerate temperatures down to -23°C (USDA zone 6).

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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