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Abies pindrow (West Himalayan Fir; Pindrow fir)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The pindrow fir or west Himalayan fir (Abies pindrow) is a fir native to the western Himalaya and adjacent mountains, from northeast Afghanistan east through northern Pakistan and India to central Nepal.
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Height [2]  98 feet (30 m)
Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Flower Type [2]  Monoecious
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Pollinators [2]  Wind
Specific Gravity [3]  0.38
Structure [2]  Tree
Usage [2]  Wood - light, soft, not very durable. Used for house interiors, cases, furniture, water troughs and fuel;
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Abraxas fuscescens[4]
Abraxas lugubris[4]
Aonidiella abietina[5]
Auchmis indica[4]
Cinara confinis[6]
Cinara pectinatae[6]
Dioryctria abietella[4]
Ectropis deodarae[4]
Lepidosaphes murreeana <Unverified Name>[5]
Macaca mulatta (rhesus monkey)[7]
Moschus chrysogaster (alpine musk deer)[8]
Pinnaspis buxi (bamboo mussel-scale)[6]


Himalaya: from Afghanistan east to Nepal, Karakoram Range TDWG: 34 AFG 40 NEP WHM-HP WHM-JK WHM-UT; Himalaya: from Afghanistan east to Nepal, Karakoram Range. TDWG: 34 AFG 40 NEP PAK WHM-HP WHM-JK WHM-UT;



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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
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.
4HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
5Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
6Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
7Ecology of Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) in Northwest Pakistan, S. J. Goldstein and A. F. Richard, International Journal of Primatology, Vol. 10, No. 6, 1989, pp. 531-567
8Food plants and feeding habits of Himalayan ungulates, Anjali Awasthi, Sanjay Kr. Uniyal, Gopal S. Rawat and S. Sathyakumar, CURRENT SCIENCE, VOL. 85, NO. 6, 25 SEPTEMBER 2003
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