Information about Abies equi-trojani

Abies equi-trojani, commonly known as the Trojan fir or Turkish fir, is a species of coniferous tree belonging to the Pinaceae family. It is native to the Trojan Mountains in northwest Turkey, where it grows at elevations between 900 and 1,800 meters.

The Trojan fir is a slow-growing evergreen tree that can reach up to 25 meters in height, with a trunk diameter of up to 1 meter. Its needles are dark green and up to 3 centimeters long, arranged in a spiral pattern on the branches. The cones of the Trojan fir are erect and cylindrical, and can grow up to 20 centimeters long.

The species is considered to be endangered due to habitat loss and over-exploitation for timber. Conservation efforts are being made to protect remaining populations, including the establishment of protected areas and reforestation programs.