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(First upload on March 4 2014. Last on June 23 2016) [ 日本語 | English ]

Abies firma Siebold et Zucc.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Abies Mill. (モミ)
Momi (モミ, 樅), Japanese fir, or Momi fir
Sanagi (サナギ)
Lifeform: evergreen needle-leaved tree, occasionally becoming 40 m in height and 1.5-2 m in DBH
Distribution: endemic to Japan (south to Akita Prefecture, more in Pacific Sea side than in Japan Sea side)
Habitat: forests
Seed: wind-dispersal by wing
Use: wooden apparatus (in particular for coffin), sometimes for gardening
Indicator species: air pollution
f. pendula Honda (シダレモミ)

Abies firma in Japan


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ST1 ST2
[1/2] near the summit of Mount Takao (599 m elevation), Tokyo, on October 21 2013. [2] a bark (樹皮) → Mount Takao forest for recreational use (高尾山自然休養林)
ST3 ST4 ST5
[3/4] in Botanic Gardens, Tohoku University, Natural Monument Aobayama, northern Honshu, on March 23 2016. [5] on Fukuura-jima Island in Matsushima Islands, northern Honshu, on March 21 2016.

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