EPPO Global Database

Abies balsamea(ABIBA)

Last modification: 2003-05-17

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ABIBA
  • Preferred name: Abies balsamea
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Miller


Canada (except west), midwestern and northeastern USA. Essential oil  used medicinally

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Abies balsamea var. balsamea (Linnaeus) Miller

Common names
Name Language
balsamgran Danish
Balsamtanne German
balm of Gilead fir English
balsam fir English
abeto balsámico Spanish
abeto de balsamo Spanish
abeto de navidad Spanish
palsamipihta Finnish
baume du Canada French
sapin baumier French
sapin du Canada French
abete balsamico Italian
abete balsamifero Italian
balsamspar Dutch
balsemspar Dutch
Canada-balsam Dutch
Canada-balsem Dutch
balsam-edelgran Norwegian
jodła balsamiczna Polish
пихта бальзамическая Russian
balsamgran Swedish
ялиця бальзамічна Ukrainian