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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)
Name Verified on: 09-Aug-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (9 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: potential as fuelwood
  • Materials: wood
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Yukon (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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature Note: = Alnus oregona
  3. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Alnus+rubra&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Furlow, J. J. 1979. The systematics of the American species of Alnus (Betulaceae). Rhodora 81:79-85.
  6. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales
  7. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  8. International Seed Testing Association. 1971. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees.
  9. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  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. 1980. Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production
  14. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=105118. Accessed 23 October 2019.