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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It may NOT be used within Apps. It is recommended that local communities work together to set up additional A. Guatemalan fir is an almost completely non-frost-resistant gjatemalensis.

Guatemalan Fir

The female cones are oblong-cylindric and the apex is pointed to somewhat flattened. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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They are yellowish-brown in colour with a violet bloom and measure 8 to Ghatemalensis May-June Macvean Seed with attached wing [F. Species description in the Tropical Tree Seed Manual. Guatemala [cited in ParksWatch ].

Twig with upper surface of foliage [F. The bracts are hidden, about one half the height of the scale and are cuneate-obovoid in shape. Notable pests afflicting this species include bark beetles Dendroctonus spp.

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Two new species of Abies Pinaceae from western Guatrmalensis. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

Click on each occurrence for further information. The branches grow largely horizontally.

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The leaves are somewhat comb-like or nearly pectinate in arrangement. To mature cones, keep them in shade for 8 weeks and extract seed.

Stomata are usually absent above, but appear in 8 to 10 lines below. This has the most southerly distribution of any species in the guatemalensia Donahue et al. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. A Handbook of the World’s Conifers. The bark is a blackish-brown and is divided into plates. The branchlets are reddish-brown to deep blackish-red and pubescent.


Conifer Species: Abies guatemalensis | American Conifer Society

Distribution data from GBIF. These activities are becoming increasingly unsustainable and unless conservation action is taken soon, this important conifer species may become extinct in Guatemala within just a few decades.

Large populations ugatemalensis still remain in Honduras, but data is currently deficient.

Retrieved from ” https: Buds globular-ovoid, resinous, to 5 mm long. It is a mountain species, associated primarily with Pinus ayacahuiteP. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Abies guatemalensis is an endemic conifer from the upper montane forests of Central America.