Sikkim fir

Abies densa is a conifer species in the family Pinaceae. It is sometimes included in the East Himalayan Fir as a variety.

Common name Sikkim Fir, can be found in both temperate climates (China) and tropical (Bhutan, India and Nepal). It is registered as an endangered species and can be seen in the Asian section of the Arboretum, near the Korean Glade. The black-purple cones disintegrate at maturity to release the winged seeds. - Enquiries 01376 563796 Markshall 2010 | Registered Charity No. More