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Greek fir

Abies cephalonica

Description:

It is a endemic fir native to the mountains of Greece, primarily in the Peloponnesos and the island of Cephalonia, intergrading with the closely related Bulgarian fir further north in the Pindus mountains of northern Greece. It is a medium-size evergreen coniferous tree growing to 25–35 metres – rarely 40 m – tall and with a trunk diameter of up to 1 m (3 ft 3 in).

Habitat:

It occurs at altitudes of 900–1,700 m (3,000–5,600 ft), on mountains with a rainfall of over 1,000 millimetres (39 in).


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Αποκεντρωμένη Διοίκηση Πελοποννήσου, Δυτικής Ελλάδας και Ιονίου, Greece

Lat: 38.20, Long: 20.60

Spotted on Nov 30, 2011
Submitted on Jan 2, 2017

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