Taiwan spruce, Picea morrisonicola, is a species of conifer in the Pinaceae family. It is found only in Taiwan, and it is the only species of spruce in Taiwan. Taiwan spruce is a large tree, up to 50 m (160 ft) in height and 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in) in diameter. It grows at altitudes of about 2,000–2,500 m (6,600–8,200 ft) in the Central Mountain Range in ravines and mountain slopes, usually mixed with other trees.
Taiwan spruce is one of the most important timber species in Taiwan. Populations have declined because of overexploitation.
- Conifer Specialist Group (2000). "Picea morrisonicola". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 8 September 2012.
- Li, Hui-Lin; Keng, Hsuan (1994). "Pinaceae". In Huang, Tseng-chieng. Flora of Taiwan 1 (2nd ed.). Taipei, Taiwan: Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan, Second Edition. p. 567-581. ISBN 957-9019-52-5. Retrieved 8 September 2012.
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