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Abies  Mill.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 18031

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Common Name(s): fir [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassPinopsida  – conifers  
                      SubclassPinidae   
                         OrderPinales  – pines  
                            FamilyPinaceae  – pines  
                               GenusAbies Mill. – fir  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Abies alba Mill. – silver fir 
                                  Species Abies amabilis Douglas ex J. Forbes – red fir, white fir, cascade fir, lovely fir, Pacific silver fir 
                                  Species Abies balsamea (L.) Mill. – balsam fir 
                                  Species Abies bracteata (D. Don) D. Don ex Poit. – Santa Lucia fir, silver fir, bristlecone fir 
                                  Species Abies concolor (Gordon & Glend.) Lindl. ex Hildebr. – balsam fir, silver fir, Colorado fir, concolor fir, white balsam, oyamel de California, white fir 
                                  Species Abies concolor X Abies grandis   
                                  Species Abies fraseri (Pursh) Poir. – balsam fir, eastern fir, Fraser balsam fir, southern balsam, southern fir, Fraser fir 
                                  Species Abies grandis (Douglas ex D. Don) Lindl. – white fir, silver fir, giant fir, lowland white fir, yellow fir, grand fir 
                                  Species Abies guatemalensis Rehder – Guatemalan fir, pinabete, oyamel de Guatemala 
                                  Species Abies homolepis Siebold & Zucc. – Nikko fir 
                                  Species Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt. – subalpine fir, balsam fir, white balsam, Rocky Mountain fir, western balsam fir 
                                  Species Abies lowiana (Gordon) A. Murray – white fir, Sierra white fir 
                                  Species Abies magnifica A. Murray – golden fir, Shasta fir, Shasta red fir, silvertip fir, California red fir 
                                  Species Abies procera Rehder – red fir, white fir, noble fir 
                                  Species Abies X shastensis (Lemmon) Lemmon – Shasta red fir 
                                  Species Abies veitchii Lindl. – Veitch fir, Christmastree 
       

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  Source: Gymnosperms of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Abies   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
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  Reference for: Abies, fir [English]   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Abies   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
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