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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Cone on Guatemalan fir at the above location [V. Crowns of trees in habitat, El Salvador [F.
Seed with attached wing [F. World Checklist and Bibliography of Conifers. Distribution data from GBIF. Trees up to 45 m tall and cm dbh. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild tuatemalensis direct to your inbox.
This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Retrieved from ” https: Fully ripe cones quickly disintegrate. It is recommended that local communities work together to set up additional A. Guatemalan fir Abies guatemalensis.
They contain two marginal resin canals and the apex of the leaf is notched and emarginate. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. However since the s, it has increasingly been harvested as a Christmas tree, which has resulted in the branches of adult trees and entire young trees being removed from the forest.
The firs of Mexico and Guatemala. Two new species of Abies Pinaceae from western Mexico. Studies investigating the use of A. MyARKive offers the scrapbook guatemmalensis to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.
Views Read Edit View history. Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Since the demand for Christmas trees has risen in Guatemala, so too have the number of A. Guatemalan fir is an almost completely non-frost-resistant tree.
Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Typical guatemaalensis is on volcanic soils between and meters elevation, in areas of cool, moist climate with oceanic influence. Guatemala [cited in ParksWatch ]. Six hours exposure to guatemalensls dries the seeds enough to allow long-term storage.
Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: The leaves are somewhat comb-like or abiess pectinate in arrangement. Note the foliage emerging from the tip of two of the cones, a rare condition in firs but one that reminds us that the seed cone is, evolutionarily, a highly modified shoot in which bracts represent the leaves [F. Twig with lower surface of foliage [F. Buds globular-ovoid, resinous, to 5 mm long.
A Handbook of the World’s Conifers. AfricachimpanzeeconservationabidsIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival. Macvean, Ana Lucrecia E. Flowers May-June Macvean The bracts are hidden, about one half the height of the scale and are cuneate-obovoid in shape.