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Abies pinsapo (Moroccan fir; Spanish fir; Hedgehog fir)

Language: Dut; Fre; Ger; Hrv, Srp; Ita; Por; Slo; Spa

Wikipedia Abstract

Abies pinsapo (Spanish fir) is a species of fir native to southern Spain and northern Morocco. Related to other species of Mediterranean firs, it is considered the Andalusian National Tree, and is native to the Andalusian mountains. In Spain, it appears at altitudes of 900–1,800 metres (3,000–5,900 ft) in the Sierra de Grazalema in the province of Cádiz and the Sierra de las Nieves and Sierra Bermeja, both near Ronda in the province of Málaga.
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Infraspecies

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Abies pinsapo

Attributes

Height [1]  62 feet (18.9 m)
Width [1]  20 feet (6 m)
Air Quality Improvement [1]  Low
Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Carbon Capture [1]  Medium-Low
Shade Percentage [1]  91 %
Temperature Reduction [1]  Medium-Low
Wind Reduction [1]  Medium-High
Hardiness Zone Minimum [1]  USDA Zone: 4 Low Temperature: -30 F° (-34.4 C°) → -20 F° (-28.9 C°)
Hardiness Zone Maximum [1]  USDA Zone: 7 Low Temperature: 0 F° (-17.8 C°) → 10 F° (-12.2 C°)
Water Use [1]  Low
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Specific Gravity [3]  0.41
Structure [2]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
SIERRA DE GRAZALEMA 131980 Spain  

Prey / Diet

Leucaspis pini (Austrian pine scale)[4]

Predators

Chionaspis austriaca (Austrian pine scale)[4]
Cinara pectinatae[5]
Dioryctria abietella[5]
Dioryctria aulloi[6]
Megastigmus pinus[5]
Megastigmus suspectus[5]

Distribution

N Morocco, S Spain. TDWG: 12 SPA-SP 20 MOR-MO; N. Morocco, S. Spain TDWG: 12 SPA-SP 20 MOR-MO;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1i-Tree Species v. 4.0, developed by the USDA Forest Service's Northern Research Station and SUNY-ESF using the Horticopia, Inc. plant database. 2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 3Chave J, Coomes D, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Swenson NG, Zanne AE (2009) Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Ecology Letters 12: 351-366. Zanne AE, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Coomes DA, Ilic J, Jansen S, Lewis SL, Miller RB, Swenson NG, Wiemann MC, Chave J (2009) Data from: Towards a worldwide wood economics spectrum. Dryad Digital Repository. 4Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009 5Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 6HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
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