Abies fargesii (Chinese: 巴山冷杉) is a species of fir, a coniferous tree in the Pinaceae family. Its common name is Farges' fir, after the French missionary, botanist and plant collector, Paul Guillaume Farges. A. fargesii can grow very large and be up to 40 metres (130 ft) tall. It is endemic to central China where it is found in Gansu, Henan, Hubei, Shaanxi, and Sichuan provinces. It grows in mountains and river basins at altitudes between 1,500–3,900 metres (4,900–12,800 ft) ASL. The cones of the given fir are 0.8 to 1.5 by 1.3–2 centimetres (0.51–0.79 in).
A. fargesii is a timber tree used in construction and for pulp.
- Conifer Specialist Group (1998). "Abies fargesii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 June 2012.
- Liguo Fu, Nan Li, Thomas S. Elias & Robert R. Mill. "Abies fargesii". Flora of China. Missouri Botanical GardenSt. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved June 25, 2012.
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