Alnus nitida
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Alnus nitida is listed as Least Concern.

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Fagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fagales

Familia: Betulaceae
Subfamilia: Betuloideae
Genus: Alnus
Subgenus: A. subg. Clethropsis
Species: Alnus nitida

Name edit

Alnus nitida (Spach) Endl., Gen. Pl., Suppl. 4(2): 20 (1847).

Synonyms edit

  • Basionym
    • Clethropsis nitida Spach, Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2, 15: 202 (1841).

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References edit

Additional references edit

  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs hardy in the cooler temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.: i–xl, 1–825. BHL Reference page
  • Hara, H., Stearn, W.T. & Williams, L.H.J. (eds.) 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 3 vols., London: Trustees of British Museum (Natural History). Reference page
  • Govaerts, R.H.A. & Frodin, D. 1998. World Checklist and Bibliography of Fagales (Betulaceae, Corylaceae, Fagaceae and Ticodendraceae). VIII + 408 p. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. ISBN 1-900347-46-6. Reference page

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Vernacular names edit

Deutsch: Himalaja-Erle
English: Himalayan Alder
français: aulne de l'Himalaya
italiano: ontano dell'Imalaia
Türkçe: Himalaya kızılağacı
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