Common Name: Shensi Fir
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Entry Author: C. Westring
Description: An evergreen conifer
Needles: Pectinately arranged in 2 lateral sets; dark green and flattened; 1.5-4.8 cm X 2.5-3mm
Cones: Lateral, erect on short peduncles; green, ripening brown; cylindrical or ovoid-cylindrical; 7-10 cm X 3-4 cm.
Bark: On young trees the bark is dark gray and smooth, becoming longitudinally fissured on older trees.
Height: Up to 50m high
Conditions/Habitat/Kind of Forest: Sun to partial shade
Range: China and India
Conservation Status-US/ World Wide: Not threatened
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