Taxon: Alnus rubra Bong.

 
Genus: Alnus
Family: Betulaceae
Subfamily: Betuloideae
Nomen number: 105118
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St.-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math. 2(2):162. 1832
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Betula-alnus rubra Marshall (1785)
Typification:
Name Verified on: 09-Aug-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: potential as fuelwood ()
  • Materials: fiber ()
  • Materials: wood ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon Territory (s.w.)] United States [Alaska (s.e.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho (n.), Oregon (w.), Washington]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (n.w.)]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Furlow, J. J. 1979. The systematics of the American species of Alnus (Betulaceae) (Rhodora) 81:79-85.
  6. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees. (Mult Glossary Trees)
  9. Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  12. Murai, S. 1964. Phytotaxonomical and geobotanical studies on genusAlnus in Japan. III. Taxonomy of whole world species and distribution of each section Bull. Gov. Forest Exp. Sta., Meguro 171:57.
  13. National Academy of Sciences Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. 1980 (Firewood Cr)
  14. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  15. Trappe, J. M. et al. 1968. Biology of alder. Proceedings Northwest Scientific Northwest Association 40th Annual Meeting 12-15.

Check other web resources for Alnus rubra Bong. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Alnus rubra cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105118. Accessed 27 April 2018.