1. Family: Salicaceae Mirb.
    1. Populus L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to Mexico. N. & E. Tropical Africa.

    [FTEA]

    Salicaceae, C.M. Wilmot-Dear. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1985

    Habit
    Trees
    Buds
    Buds with several unequal outer scales
    Leaves
    Leaves on mature growth usually broad (juvenile foliage sometimes linear, ‘ Salix -like’)
    Disc
    Disc cup-shaped, annular or fimbriate
    Flowers
    Male flowers with 4–many stamens; anthers oblong Female flowers with style very short, 2–4-branched, each branch entire or 2–3-fid
    Male
    Male flowers with 4–many stamens; anthers oblong
    Female
    Female flowers with style very short, 2–4-branched, each branch entire or 2–3-fid
    Fruits
    Capsule 2–4 valved.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Amur, Arizona, Arkansas, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, Kriti, Kuril Is., Labrador, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Louisiana, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Masachusettes, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Nebraska, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

    Introduced into:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Azores, Baleares, Bolivia, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Falkland Is., Free State, Guatemala, Haiti, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madeira, Mauritius, Northern Provinces, Peru, Rwanda, Réunion, St.Helena, Swaziland, Tristan da Cunha

    Populus L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sheahan, M.C. [MCS177] K000696771

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 1032 (1753)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 456 (1754)
    • Sp. Pl.: 1034 (1753)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0