Cedrus atlantica (Endl.) Manetti ex Carriere

Common name

English: Atlas cedar

German: Atlas-Zeder

Mandarin: ňîŚÚŁ×ÚŤ¬ŠŁż (bei fei xue song)

Portuguese: Cedro-do-Atlas

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Pinophyta (35)

    Class: Pinopsida (35)

      Order: Pinales (34)

        Family: Pinaceae (18)

          Genus: Cedrus (2)

           Epithet: atlantica (Endl.) Manetti ex Carriere (1)

Synonyms: Abies atlantica (Endl.) Lindl. & Gordon, Cedrus africana Gordon ex Knight, Cedrus argentea Carri├Ęre

africana => of African origin

argentea => silvery

atlantica => from the Atlas Mountains in North Africa

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: brown, yellow

External links

Check for Cedrus atlantica at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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