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Abies cephalonica
(Greek fir)

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Abies cephalonica (Greek fir)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 11 October 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Abies cephalonica
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Greek fir
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •         Class: Pinopsida
  • Uses List
  • Ornamental
  • Revegetation
  • Wood/timber

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Pictures

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Tree habit in natural stand, Greece.
TitleNatural stand
CaptionTree habit in natural stand, Greece.
CopyrightEnrico Rovelli
Tree habit in natural stand, Greece.
Natural standTree habit in natural stand, Greece.Enrico Rovelli
TitleCones
Caption
CopyrightEnrico Rovelli
ConesEnrico Rovelli

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Abies cephalonica Loudon

Preferred Common Name

  • Greek fir

International Common Names

  • English: Grecian fir
  • French: sapin de cephalonie

Local Common Names

  • Germany: griechische Tanne
  • Italy: abete greco
  • Netherlands: griekse zilverspar

EPPO code

  • ABICE (Abies cephalonica)

Trade name

  • kefallinias elati

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •                 Class: Pinopsida
  •                     Family: Pinaceae
  •                         Genus: Abies
  •                             Species: Abies cephalonica

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Revegetation

General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Wood/timber

Wood Products

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Containers

  • Boxes
  • Crates
  • Pallets

Roundwood

  • Building poles

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Carpentry/joinery (exterior/interior)
  • Engineering structures
  • For light construction
  • Hydraulic works

Wood wool

Wood-based materials

  • Fibreboard
  • Particleboard

Woodware

  • Matches