Pseudotsuga sinensis brevifolia

(Pseudotsuga sinensis brevifolia)

Description

Pseudotsuga sinensis (Chinese Douglas-fir;in Chinese 黃杉,pinyin romanization: huáng shān) is a species of conifer in the Pinaceae family.It is a tree up to 50 metres tall.It is found in China (in Anhui,Fujian,Guangxi,Guizhou,Hubei,Hunan,Jiangxi,Shaanxi,Sichuan,Yunnan,and Zhejiang provinces) and Taiwan as well as in northernmost parts of Vietnam.The timber is used for construction,bridge building,furniture,and wood fiber.Pseudotsuga sinensis var.wilsoniana,Taiwan Douglas-fir,is sometimes treated as its own species,Pseudotsuga wilsoniana.This variety is geographically isolated (being restricted to Taiwan) but is not markedly distinct morphologically from var.sinensis of China.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Pinopsida
Order:Pinales
Family:Pinaceae
Genus:Pseudotsuga
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