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Documenting this species requires to hike Vietnam's tallest mountain peak, Fan Si Pan, sometimes spelled as Fansipan or Fan Xi Pan (3143 m), part of the Hoang Lien Son (range). In December 2003, this was made possible with financial help from I.D.R.I. and the guidance of Dr. Dzuong Duc Huyen, country officer of the Prosea (Plant Resources of Southeast Asia) Project, and deputy head of the Botanical Department of the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources (Hanoi). about Abies fansipanensis - VÂN SAM FAN SI PANG
One of the most important native trees of Japan, Sugi occurs almost everywhere – in gardens, parks, plantation forests, in the famous planted avenue in Nikko, and in a few ancient forests like those in Yakushima. about Cryptomeria japonica - Sugi
Documenting such a unique species is a lifetime experience. This could happen for us in April 2003, organized with the kind help of the Embassy of Algeria in Budapest, and with the professional assistance of the Institut National De La Recherche Forestiere (INRF) in Cheraga, Alger... about Cupressus dupreziana - Tarout
A distinct mistery fir that received its name when published in Acta Botanica Hungarica in 2010. The tree challenged us for many years: it all goes back to our visits to the Arboretum of Kámon (Kámoni Arborétum) in western Hungary, where there was a large tree named Abies chensiensis var. ernestii... about Abies pseudochensiensis - Kámon Fir
A common and most easily met fir species of Europe, not counted Abies sibirica that occurs widely in the vast lands of eastern-northeastern Europe (bordered by the Ural mountains)... about Abies alba - European White Fir