Abies firma Japanese fir seeds

 Description tree to 50 m. tall and 200 cm dbh. Trunk massive, straight, with long branches horizontal or ascending. Crown broadly pyramidal or domed, becoming flat-topped with age. Bark gray, smooth with resin blisters when young, then fissured, corky and darker with age. Branchlets grooved, yellowish-green to gray-brown, glabrous or with fine blackish pubescence. Buds ovoid to conical, to 10 × 5 mm, slightly resinous, with broadly conical scales, grayish-brown, persisting several years. Juvenile leaves bifid, extremely sharp pointed, present at the base of old trees. Leaves pectinate, nearly 2-3 ranked, spreading outwards and upwards, with a distinct V-like parting, grooved above, keeled below, bright dark green above, glaucous-yellow below; stomata usually absent above, in 12-13 lines below; 1.5-3.5 cm long by 2-4 mm. wide, base twisted, apex obtuse, emarginate or notched. Pollen cones cylindrical, yellowish, solitary and pendant in leaf axils, 2.5-3 cm long. seed cone ovoid-oblong to conical, apex rounded, green with yellow bracts, maturing yellow-brown, 8-15 cm long by 3-5 cm. wide, resinous; bracts erect and slightly exserted, narrow, diamond-shaped. Seed scales 2-2.5 cm long by 2.8-3.2 cm wide, smooth or longitudinally striated. Seed 6-8 mm long, light brown with a 10-15 mm long brownish wing