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Abies

  • English Name : Abies
  • Local Name (Nepali Name)) : Fir
  • BotanicalName : Abies spectabilis
  • Family Name : Pinaceae
  • Season : October-November
  • Parts Used : Needle

Description

Abies is also known as east Himalayan fir.It is a large conifer tree, up to 60 m tall. It's crown is broadly conical with branches horizontally spreading and cones cylindrical, 14-20 cm long and about 7 cm thick

Physical and Chemical Properties

  • Appearance : Colorless to slightly yellow
  • Aroma : characteristic
  • Flash Point : 43.3 °C
  • Specific Gravity : 0.900 to 0.8673 at 20°C
  • Refractive Index : 1.485 to 1.4723 at 20°C
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  • Optical Rotation : (-)35 to (-)39.2 at 20°C
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  • Soluble in water : Insoluble
  • Country of Origin : Nepal
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  • Packaging : 1 kg, 5 kg, 10 kg, 25 kg