Pseudotsuga forrestii Craib
  • Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 11: 189 (1919)

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2023): Pseudotsuga forrestii Craib. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 24 Mar 2023'

General Information

Trees to 40 m tall; trunk to 80 cm d.b.h.; bark dark brown-gray, rough, deeply fissured longitudinally; branchlets initially pale yellow or greenish yellow, becoming reddish brown when dry, light brown or brownish gray in 2nd or 3rd year, glabrous or pubescent. Leaves pectinately arranged, subsessile, linear, 2.8-5.5 cm × 1.3-1.8(-2) mm, base cuneate, apex emarginate. Seed cones ovoid, 5-8 × 4-5.5 cm. Seed scales at middle of cones suborbicular or rhombic-orbicular, (2.5-)2.7-3.5 × 3-3.6 (-4) cm, glabrous abaxially, base cuneate-orbicular. Bracts obviously longer than seed scales, reflexed, cusp lanceolate, 6-12 mm, lateral lobes narrowly triangular, ca. 3 mm. Seeds light brown, irregularly dark spotted, triangular-ovoid, slightly depressed, glabrous adaxially; wing obliquely ovate. Seed maturity Oct.

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