Guatemalan fir (Abies guatemalensis)

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Guatemalan fir mature trees, variety jaliscana
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Guatemalan fir fact file

Guatemalan fir description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassConiferopsida
OrderConiferales
FamilyPinaceae
GenusAbies (1)

Information on the Guatemalan fir is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Spanish
Abeto de Guatemala, Pashaque, Pinabere, Romerillo.
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Guatemalan fir status

The Guatemalan fir is classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

The variety Abies guatemalensis var. guatemalensis is classified as Endangered (EN) and Abies guatemalensis var. jaliscana is classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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Glossary

Variety
In taxonomy, the science of classifying organisms, variety is a rank below species or subspecies. Members of a variety differ from others of the same species in relatively minor ways.
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2013)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Guatemalan fir mature trees, variety jaliscana  
Guatemalan fir mature trees, variety jaliscana

© Jeff Bisbee

Jeff Bisbee
bispanal@earthlink.net

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