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Abies nephrolepis
(Khingan fir)

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Abies nephrolepis (Khingan fir)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Abies nephrolepis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Khingan fir
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •         Class: Pinopsida
  • Uses List
  • Boundary, barrier or support
  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Religious
  • Soil improvement

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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Young Abies nephrolepis at 35-40 years of age.
TitleTree habit
CaptionYoung Abies nephrolepis at 35-40 years of age.
CopyrightYuri I. Man'ko
Young Abies nephrolepis at 35-40 years of age.
Tree habitYoung Abies nephrolepis at 35-40 years of age.Yuri I. Man'ko
Abies nephrolepis grown in closed fir-spruce forest.
TitleTree habit
CaptionAbies nephrolepis grown in closed fir-spruce forest.
CopyrightYuri I. Man'ko
Abies nephrolepis grown in closed fir-spruce forest.
Tree habitAbies nephrolepis grown in closed fir-spruce forest.Yuri I. Man'ko
Open grown Abies nephrolepis at 90 years of age.
TitleTree habit
CaptionOpen grown Abies nephrolepis at 90 years of age.
CopyrightYuri I. Man'ko
Open grown Abies nephrolepis at 90 years of age.
Tree habitOpen grown Abies nephrolepis at 90 years of age.Yuri I. Man'ko
Young forest at 40-50 years of age with predominance of Abies nephrolepis.
TitleYoung forest
CaptionYoung forest at 40-50 years of age with predominance of Abies nephrolepis.
CopyrightYuri I. Man'ko
Young forest at 40-50 years of age with predominance of Abies nephrolepis.
Young forestYoung forest at 40-50 years of age with predominance of Abies nephrolepis.Yuri I. Man'ko
Very rare wide-column crown form of Abies nephrolepis.  Upper part of River Bikin basin, Primorskiy Territory
TitleWide-column crown form
CaptionVery rare wide-column crown form of Abies nephrolepis. Upper part of River Bikin basin, Primorskiy Territory
CopyrightYuri I. Man'ko
Very rare wide-column crown form of Abies nephrolepis.  Upper part of River Bikin basin, Primorskiy Territory
Wide-column crown formVery rare wide-column crown form of Abies nephrolepis. Upper part of River Bikin basin, Primorskiy TerritoryYuri I. Man'ko

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Abies nephrolepis (Trautv. ex Maxim.) Maxim.

Preferred Common Name

  • Khingan fir

Other Scientific Names

  • Abies sibirica var. nephrolepis Trautv. ex Maxim.

International Common Names

  • English: Manchurian fir
  • French: sapin de Sibérie orientale
  • Russian: pikhta belokoraya
  • Chinese: kuasung

Local Common Names

  • Germany: nierenschuppige Weisstanne
  • Italy: abete bianco siberiano
  • Japan: tô-sirabe
  • Russian Federation: elka (New Year tree)
  • Russian Federation/Russian Far East: nankta; vangta

EPPO code

  • ABINE (Abies nephrolepis)

Trade name

  • coniferous wood
  • nadelholz
  • soft wood

Taxonomic Tree

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

Uses List

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Animal feed, fodder, forage

  • Fodder/animal feed

Drugs, stimulants, social uses

  • Religious

Environmental

  • Boundary, barrier or support
  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Soil improvement

Fuels

  • Fuelwood

Materials

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

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical

Wood Products

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Containers

  • Boxes
  • Cooperage
  • Crates
  • Pallets

Lignin products

Other cellulose derivatives

Roundwood

  • Piles
  • Pit props
  • Posts
  • Stakes

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Carpentry/joinery (exterior/interior)
  • Exterior fittings
  • Fences
  • For light construction
  • Wall panelling

Wood extractives (including oil)

Wood hydrolysates

Wood residues

Wood-based materials

  • Fibreboard
  • Medium density fibreboard
  • Particleboard
  • Waferboard

Woodware

  • Brushes
  • Industrial and domestic woodware
  • Musical instruments