Abies guatemalensis, first described in by Alfred Rehder (–), is commonly known as Guatemalan or Pashaque fir in the English. Abies guatemalensis is an evergreen tree with horizontal branches and a conical crown growing 20 – 45 metres tall. The bole can be 60 – 90cm in diameter[. Abies guatemalensis is an endemic conifer from the upper montane forests of Central America. In Guatemala, A. guatemalensis has long been exploited for.

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Large populations may still remain in Honduras, but data is currently deficient. Guatemalan fir is an almost completely non-frost-resistant tree. Fully ripe cones quickly disintegrate. Studies investigating the use of A.

Abies guatemalensis

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El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico. Click on each occurrence for further information. Seed with attached wing [F.

Six hours exposure to guatemlensis dries the seeds enough to allow long-term storage.

The scales are oblong, or broader than long. The firs of Mexico and Guatemala. Hardy to Zone 9 cold hardiness limit between Crowns of trees in habitat, El Salvador [F. Bark black-brown, divided into plates.


Conifer Species: Abies guatemalensis | American Conifer Society

The bracts are hidden, about one half the height of the scale and are cuneate-obovoid in shape. They are yellowish-brown in colour with a violet bloom and measure 8 to Trees up to 45 m tall and cm dbh. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.

They are unequal and deep guatmalensis above and waxy in texture underneath. Retrieved from ” https: Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew. A Handbook of the World’s Conifers. Earle About Chris Earle Back to top. Distribution data from GBIF. They contain two marginal resin canals and the apex of the leaf is notched and emarginate. Since the demand for Christmas trees has risen in Guatemala, so too have the number of A. The bark is a blackish-brown and is divided into plates.

Primary branches horizontal branches. Seeds averageper kg. However practical knowledge of cultivating A. Two new species of Abies Pinaceae from western Mexico. The leaves are somewhat comb-like or nearly pectinate in arrangement. Guatemalejsis With – Tom Hooker: Articles with ‘species’ microformats. A field guide to forest insects and diseases of the prairie provinces. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Abies guatemalensis is an endemic conifer from the giatemalensis montane forests of Central America.


Twig with upper surface of foliage [F. This species is featured in: Bark on tree in habitat [F. Cone on Guatemalan fir at the above location [V.

Seeds light brown, to 9 mm long, wing to 15 mm long” Dallimore et al. Rodents of Buatemalensis Size. Notable pests afflicting this species include bark beetles Dendroctonus spp. Synonymy for the type Farjon It was reported as being a common tree up until the s.

Aibes is a warm-loving and moisture-loving tree of the tropical mountain coniferous and mixed cloud forests guatemwlensis these guatemapensis. Typical habitat is on volcanic soils between and meters elevation, in areas of cool, moist climate with oceanic influence. Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Which species are on the road to recovery? Oryx 42 2 X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code guatemalendis.

Commercial harvest of fir branches is prohibited and punishable under Guatemala’s Forestry Lawbut the high demand for fir branches during Christmas encourages people to illegally harvest this species.