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Taxon: Alnus nepalensis D. Don

 
Genus: Alnus
Family: Betulaceae
Subfamily: Betuloideae
Nomen number: 2471
Place of publication: Prodr. fl. nepal. 58. 1825
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Aug-1998
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 11 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: agroforestry; erosion control; revegetator; shade/shelter
  • Fuels:
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber; Wealth India RM ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan (s.w.), Xizang, Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, [Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh] Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand (n.), Vietnam (n.)


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa (tropical)

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar
    • MALESIA: Philippines

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. Bernardi, L. 1963. Résultats des expéditions scientifiques genevoises au Népal en 1952 et 1954 (partie botanique): Monochlamydeae, Dialypetalae et Metachlamydeae (Candollea) 18:255.
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials (revised edition). (Wealth India RM ed2)
  6. Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:68-71.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)
  9. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  10. Hara, H. Flora of eastern Himalaya. v. 1:1966, v. 2:1971, v. 3:1975 (F EHimal)
  11. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. 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 171:37.
  15. National Academy of Sciences Firewood crops. Shrub and tree species for energy production. 1980 (Firewood Cr)
  16. Sharma, E. et al. 1998. Ecology of Himalayan alder (Alnus nepalensis D. Don) Proc. Indian Natl. Sci. Acad., B 64:59-78.
  17. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Alnus nepalensis D. Don :

  • 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:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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 nepalensis 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.

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=2471. Accessed 15 October 2018.