Abies sibirica ssp. semenovii

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
PLANTAE TRACHEOPHYTA PINOPSIDA PINALES PINACEAE

Scientific Name: Abies sibirica ssp. semenovii
Species Authority: (B.Fedtsch.) Farjon
Parent Species:
Common Name(s):
English Tienshan Fir
Synonym(s):
Abies semenovii Ledeb.
Taxonomic Notes: Often treated as a separate species restricted to the Tien Shan.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2010-12-16
Assessor(s): Zhang, D, Rushforth, K. & Katsuki, T.
Reviewer(s): Thomas, P. & Farjon, A.
Justification:
There is no evidence to suggest that Abies sibirica ssp. semenovii is under a current significant threat, hence is is listed as Least Concern.
History:
1998 Vulnerable (Oldfield et al. 1998)
1998 Vulnerable
1997 Vulnerable (Walter and Gillett 1998)

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:The known population is confined to Talasskij Ala Tau, Kyrgyzstan.
Countries:
Native:
Kyrgyzstan
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Population [top]

Population: The species form forests on the upper slopes of the Tien Shan.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: On north-facing slopes or in steep ravines at altitudes between 1,300 m and 2,850 m asl where moisture from snowmelt remains available through summer.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Deforestation and logging could pose a threat to the taxon.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation actions are known.

Bibliography [top]

Farjon, A. 2010. Conifer Database (June 2008) In Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2010 Annual Checklist (Bisby F.A., Roskov Y.R., Orrell T.M., Nicolson D., Paglinawan L.E., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., eds). Reading, UK. Available at: http://www.catalogueoflife.org/.

Farjon, A. 2010. A Handbook of the World's Conifers. Koninklijke Brill, Leiden.

IUCN. 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (ver. 2011.2). Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 10 November 2011).


Citation: Zhang, D, Rushforth, K. & Katsuki, T. 2011. Abies sibirica ssp. semenovii. In: The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 August 2014.
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