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Abies numidica


Scientific name: Abies numidica

Family: Pinaceae

Plant type: Evergreen tree

Environment: Full sun to part shade, prefers well-drained soil

Uses: Screen planting or specimen tree


Conifer Lawn – 45B


Algerian fir (Abies numidica) is a large, evergreen tree endemic to Algeria and the only fir species endemic to the African continent. In the wild, the species is critically endangered, and is found in only one small area.

Found in northeastern Algeria in the Djebel Babor Mountain Nature Reserve, part of the Babor Mountains, Algerian fir