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Abies firma
(momi fir)

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Abies firma (momi fir)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 25 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Abies firma
  • Preferred Common Name
  • momi fir
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •         Class: Pinopsida
  • Uses List
  • Agroforestry
  • Carved material
  • Fibre
  • Ornamental
  • Wood/timber

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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Foliage of Abies firma from a tree ca. 50 cm in diameter, at an altitude of 1200 m. 08 October 1999, Kirishima Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.
TitleFoliage
CaptionFoliage of Abies firma from a tree ca. 50 cm in diameter, at an altitude of 1200 m. 08 October 1999, Kirishima Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.
CopyrightEizi Suzuki
Foliage of Abies firma from a tree ca. 50 cm in diameter, at an altitude of 1200 m. 08 October 1999, Kirishima Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.
FoliageFoliage of Abies firma from a tree ca. 50 cm in diameter, at an altitude of 1200 m. 08 October 1999, Kirishima Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.Eizi Suzuki
Cones and foliage of Abies firma from a tree ca. 1 m in diameter. 11 August 1984, Yakshima Island, Japan.
TitleCones
CaptionCones and foliage of Abies firma from a tree ca. 1 m in diameter. 11 August 1984, Yakshima Island, Japan.
CopyrightEizi Suzuki
Cones and foliage of Abies firma from a tree ca. 1 m in diameter. 11 August 1984, Yakshima Island, Japan.
ConesCones and foliage of Abies firma from a tree ca. 1 m in diameter. 11 August 1984, Yakshima Island, Japan.Eizi Suzuki

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Abies firma Siebold & Zucc.

Preferred Common Name

  • momi fir

Other Scientific Names

  • Abies bifida Siebold & Zucc.
  • Abies momi Siebold, nom. nud.
  • Abies thunbergii Lindl.
  • Picea firma (Siebold & Zucc.) Gordon
  • Pinus bifida (Siebold & Zucc.) Antoine
  • Pinus firma (Siebold & Zucc.) Antoine

International Common Names

  • English: Japanese fir
  • French: sapin du Japon; sapin Momi

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Momitanne
  • Italy: abete giapponese; abete Momi
  • Japan: momi

EPPO code

  • ABIFI (Abies firma)

Trade name

  • Fir

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Gymnospermae
  •                 Class: Pinopsida
  •                     Family: Pinaceae
  •                         Genus: Abies
  •                             Species: Abies firma

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Agroforestry

General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Carved material
  • Fibre
  • Wood/timber

Wood Products

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Containers

  • Boxes

Pulp

  • Long-fibre pulp

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • For light construction
  • Wall panelling

Woodware

  • Industrial and domestic woodware
  • Tool handles