Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco

Common name

English: Douglas Fir

German: Douglasie, Douglastanne

Mandarin: 花旗松 (hua qi song)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Pinophyta (35)

    Class: Pinopsida (35)

      Order: Pinales (34)

        Family: Pinaceae (18)

          Genus: Pseudotsuga (1)

           Epithet: menziesii (Mirb.) Franco (1)

Synonyms: Abies menziesii Mirb., Pseudotsuga mucronata (Raf.) Sudw.

menziesii => after Archibald Menzies, a famous Scottish botanist

mucronata => terminating, an organ with a straight, stiff and sharp point

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

External links

Check for Pseudotsuga menziesii at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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