The Subfamily Piceoideae is a member of the Family Pinaceae. Here is the complete "parentage" of Piceoideae:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Plantae
Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae Cavalier-Smith, 1981 - Green Plants
- Kingdom: Plantae Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
The Subfamily Piceoideae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Genus (1): Picea
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 674 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Subfamily Piceoideae.
Spruce refers to trees of the genus Picea, a genus of about 35 species of coniferous evergreen trees in the Family Pinaceae, found in the northern temperate and boreal (taiga) regions of the earth. Spruces are large trees, from 20â€“60 (â€“95) m tall when mature, and can be distinguished by their whorled branches and conical form. The needles, or leaves, of spruce trees are attached singly to the branches in a spiral fashion, each needle on a small peg-like structure called a pulvinus. The needles are shed when 4â€“10 years old, leaving the branches rough with the retained pulvini (an easy means of distinguishing them from other similar genera, where the branches are fairly smooth). [more]
At least 674 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Picea.
More info about the Genus Picea may be found here.
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