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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

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

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, 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, Hainan, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Kuril Is., Labrador, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, 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, Tadzhikistan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, 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, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madeira, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Peru, Queensland, Rwanda, South Australia, Southwest Caribbean, St.Helena, Swaziland, Tasmania, Tristan da Cunha, Victoria

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)

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