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Abies koreana (Korean fir; Corean fir)

Synonyms: Abies koreana f. nigrocarpa
Language: Chi; Dut; Fre; Ger; Hun; Ita; Kor (Hangul); Rus; Spa

Wikipedia Abstract

Korean fir (Abies koreana; 구상나무, Gusang namu in Korean) is a fir native to the higher mountains of South Korea, including Jeju-do island. It grows at altitudes of 1,000–1,900 m in temperate rain forest with high rainfall and cool, humid summers, and heavy winter snowfall. It is a small to medium-sized evergreen coniferous tree growing to 10–18 m tall with a trunk diameter of up to 0.7 m, smaller and sometimes shrubby at tree line. The bark is smooth with resin blisters and grey-brown in colour.
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Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
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Attributes

Allergen Potential [1]  Low
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Structure [2]  Tree

Predators

Fiorinia externa (elongate hemlock scale)[3]

Distribution

South Korea (Cheju Island, Chiri-san, Halla-san, Kaya-san, Kongo-san, Mudung-san, Tokyu-san). TDWG: 38 KOR-SK; South Korea (Cheju Island, Chiri-san, Halla-san, Kaya-san, Mudung-san, Tokyu-san) TDWG: 38 KOR-SK;

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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 3Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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