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Abies fabri
(Faber fir)

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Abies fabri (Faber fir)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Abies fabri
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Faber fir
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •         Class: Pinopsida
  • Uses List
  • Dye/tanning
  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Revegetation
  • Shade and shelter
  • Windbreak

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Natural forest stand, Mount Emei, Sichuan, West China.
TitleTree stand
CaptionNatural forest stand, Mount Emei, Sichuan, West China.
CopyrightMeng Ling
Natural forest stand, Mount Emei, Sichuan, West China.
Tree standNatural forest stand, Mount Emei, Sichuan, West China.Meng Ling
Abies fabri cone and needles
TitlePlant parts
CaptionAbies fabri cone and needles
CopyrightMeng Ling
Abies fabri cone and needles
Plant partsAbies fabri cone and needlesMeng Ling

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Abies fabri (Mast.) Craib

Preferred Common Name

  • Faber fir

Other Scientific Names

  • Abies chensiensis S.Y. Hu
  • Abies delavayi Masters
  • Abies delavayi var. fabri (Mast.) Hunt
  • Abies faberi (Masters) Craib
  • Abies fabrii (Masters) Craib
  • Abies fargesii Masters
  • Abies minensis Bord. & Gauss.
  • Keteleeria fabri Mast.
  • Pinus fabri (Mast.) Voss

International Common Names

  • English: silver fir; Yunnan fir
  • Chinese: Emei lengsha; gaoshancung; lengsha; lengshan; liansha; paosha; paoshan; tasha

EPPO code

  • ABIFA (Abies fabri)
  • ABIMI (Abies minensis)

Trade name

  • Faber fir

Taxonomic Tree

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

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Revegetation
  • Shade and shelter
  • Windbreak

Materials

  • Dye/tanning
  • Essential oils
  • Fibre
  • Gum/resin
  • Miscellaneous materials
  • Wood/timber

Wood Products

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Furniture

Pulp

  • Long-fibre pulp

Railway sleepers

Roundwood

  • Posts

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Beams
  • Flooring
  • For heavy construction
  • For light construction
  • Wall panelling

Veneers

Wood-based materials

  • Plywood

Woodware

  • Matches