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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Europe to NW. China and W. Himalaya.

[FTEA]

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

Note
Has been grown as an ornamental in Kenya:Navaisha District, Kitiri [Kitini], 17 Jan. 1955, D.G.B. Leakey H12/55!, said by collector to be spreading.
Morphology General Habit
Tree to 30 m..
Morphology General Indumentum
Twigs, buds and petioles white-tomentose.
Morphology Leaves
Immature leaves large, ovate, 3–5-lobed, coarsely toothed, 6–12 cm. long, width slightly less, mature leaves smaller, ovate-elliptical or oblong-elliptical, often wider than long, sinuate-dentate; both forms with ± acute apex, rounded or subcordate base, dark green above, densely white tomentose beneath.
sex Male
Male inflorescence 6 cm. long or more; bracts broadly ovate or oblong; flowers crowded, sessile; disc entire, with undulate or shallowly irregularly lobed margin; stamens 6–10.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Female inflorescence similar but shorter; ovary narrowly ovoid, up to 1.5 mm. long, 1 mm. wide, stigmas 4, linear, 0.7–1 mm. long. Male inflorescence 6 cm. long or more; bracts broadly ovate or oblong; flowers crowded, sessile; disc entire, with undulate or shallowly irregularly lobed margin; stamens 6–10.
sex Female
Female inflorescence similar but shorter; ovary narrowly ovoid, up to 1.5 mm. long, 1 mm. wide, stigmas 4, linear, 0.7–1 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule narrowly ovoid 2–3 mm. long.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, West Himalaya, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belgium, Bolivia, Canary Is., China North-Central, China Southeast, Colorado, Cyprus, Denmark, Falkland Is., Free State, Great Britain, Guatemala, Illinois, Inner Mongolia, Iraq, Ireland, Japan, Kentucky, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Lesotho, Madeira, Manchuria, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, North European Russi, Northern Provinces, Northwest European R, Palestine, Qinghai, Queensland, Rwanda, South Australia, St.Helena, Sweden, Tasmania, Tennessee, Vermont, Victoria

Populus alba L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1852 Wierzbicki [1632], Germany K000592102
Hooker [s.n.], Morocco K000243563
Hooker [s.n.], Morocco K000243564
Hooker [s.n.], Morocco K000243565

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1034 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Dufour-Dror, J.M. & Fragman-Sapir, O. in Dufour-Dror, J.M. (2019). Alien Plant Species in Natural & Disturbed Areas in Israel Alien Invasive Plants in Israel, ed. 2: 1-246. Dan Perry Pub., Nature & Parks Authority, Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.) (2017). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 17: 1-434. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • Parslow, R. & Bennallick, I. (2017). The new flora of the Isles of Scilly: 1-539. Parslow Press.
  • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
  • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. & Armemov, I.A. (2012). Opredelitel' Rastenii Respublika Altai: 1-640. Novosibirsk: Izd-vo SO RAN.
  • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) in Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Konspectus Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.
  • A.K.Skvortsov (2010). Taxonomical synopsis of the genus Populus L. in East Europe, North and Central Asia Byulleten' Glavnogo Botaniceskogo Sada 196: 62-73.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Malyschev, L.I., Peshkova, G.A. & Baikov, K.S. (eds.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 14: 1-210. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Broughton, D.A. & McAdam, J.H. (2002). The non-native vascular flora of the Falkland islands Botanical Journal of Scotland 54: 153-190.
  • Ali, S.I. (2001). Flora of Pakistan 203: 1-60. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Ohashi, H. (2001). Salicaceae of Japan Science Reports of the Tohoku Imperial University. Series 4, Biology 40(4): 269-396.
  • Fang, Z.F., Zhao, S.D. & Skvortsov, A..K. (1999). Salicaceae Flora of China 4: 139-279. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Gorchakovskii, P.L. & al. (1994). Opredelitel' sosudistykkhrastenii srednego Urala: 1-524. Nauka, Moscow.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea 1: 53-66. Cambridge University Press.
  • (1982). Flora of Australia 8: 1-420. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (eds.) (1980). Flora of Iraq 4(1): 1-628. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1978). Flora du Rwanda 1: 1-413. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.
  • B.A.Fedtschenko & al. (1937). Flora Turkmenii 2: 1-217. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dufour-Dror, J.M. & Fragman-Sapir, O. in Dufour-Dror, J.M. (2019). Alien Plant Species in Natural & Disturbed Areas in Israel Alien Invasive Plants in Israel, ed. 2: 1-246. Dan Perry Pub., Nature & Parks Authority, Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.) (2017). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 17: 1-434. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • Vangjeli, J. (2017). Flora Albania Atlas 1: 1-933. Koeltz Botanical Books.
  • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
  • Ackerfield, J. (2015). Flora of Colorado: 1-818. BRIT Press.
  • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. & Armemov, I.A. (2012). Opredelitel' Rastenii Respublika Altai: 1-640. Novosibirsk: Izd-vo SO RAN.
  • Lambdon, P. (2012). Flowering plants & ferns of St Helena: 1-624. Pisces publications for St Helena nature conservation group.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) in Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Konspectus Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.
  • von Raab-Straube, E. (ed.) (2011). Compositae. Euro+Med Plantbase The Euro+Med PlantBase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity http://ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/query.asp.
  • GBIF (2008-2020). Global Biodiversity Information Facility http://www.gbif.org/.
  • Malyschev, L.I., Peshkova, G.A. & Baikov, K.S. (eds.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 14: 1-210. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
  • Lambion, J., Delvosalle, L. & Duvigneaud, J. (2004). Nouvelle flore de la Belgique du G. D. de Luxembourg, du Nord de la France et des régions voisines, ed. 5: 1-1167. Edition du Patrimoine du Jardin botanique national de Belgique.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Broughton, D.A. & McAdam, J.H. (2002). The non-native vascular flora of the Falkland islands Botanical Journal of Scotland 54: 153-190.
  • Ali, S.I. (2001). Flora of Pakistan 203: 1-60. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Ohashi, H. (2001). Salicaceae of Japan Science Reports of the Tohoku Imperial University. Series 4, Biology 40(4): 269-396.
  • Fang, Z.F., Zhao, S.D. & Skvortsov, A..K. (1999). Salicaceae Flora of China 4: 139-279. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea 1: 53-66. Cambridge University Press.
  • (1982). Flora of Australia 8: 1-420. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (eds.) (1980). Flora of Iraq 4(1): 1-628. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Troupin, G. (ed.) (1978). Flora du Rwanda 1: 1-413. Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale.
  • B.A.Fedtschenko & al. (1937). Flora Turkmenii 2: 1-217. Turkmenskoe gosudarstvennoe izd., Ashkhabad.

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