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Abies guatemalensis (Guatemala fir; Guatemalan fir)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Abies guatemalensis or the Guatemalan fir is an evergreen tree native to Central America and is the southernmost member of the genus Abies being spread to the south up till 14° N. It ranges from southern Mexico in the north to Honduras andEl Salvador in the south. It is a warm- and moisture-loving tree of the tropical mountain cloud coniferous and mixed forests of these countries. Guatemalan fir is almost completely non-frost-resistant tree.
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Infraspecies

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
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Attributes

Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Specific Gravity [4]  0.43
Structure [2]  Tree

Distribution

El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; S Mexico along the Sierra Madre del Sur to Jalisco and Zacatecas. TDWG: 79 MXE-TA MXS-GR MXS-JA MXS-MI MXS-OA MXT-CI 80 ELS GUA HON; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; S Mexico along the Sierra Madre del Sur to Jalisco and Zacatecas.. TDWG: 79 MXE-TA MXS-GR MXS-JA MXS-MI MXS-OA MXT-CI 80 ELS GUA HON;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000) 2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture 4Jérôme Chave, Helene C. Muller-Landau, Timothy R. Baker, Tomás A. Easdale, Hans ter Steege, Campbell O. Webb, 2006. Regional and phylogenetic variation of wood density across 2,456 neotropical tree species. Ecological Applications 16(6), 2356 - 2367
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