Taxon: Alnus viridis (Chaix) DC.

 
Genus: Alnus
Family: Betulaceae
Subfamily: Betuloideae
Nomen number: 2483
Place of publication: J. B. P. A. M. de Lamarck & A. P. de Candolle, Fl. franç. ed. 3, 2:304. 1805
Link to protologue:
Comment: the name A. alnobetula (Ehrh.) K. Koch, based on Betula alnobetula Ehrh. (1783) has priority over A. viridis (Chaix) DC., based on B. viridis Chaix (1786); nevertheless, A. viridis is retained here until all infraspecific taxa are accounted for under A. alnobetula
Typification:
Name Verified on: 02-Feb-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha, Altay, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Tyumen]
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia (n.e.)
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Amur, Kamchatka, Khabarovsk, Kurile Islands, Magadan, Primorye, Sakhalin]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido, Honshu] Korea

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany (s.), Hungary (w.), Poland (s.), Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation, [Arkhangelsk (n.), Kirov, Komi, Perm] Ukraine (w.)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Italy (n.), Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica)

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory] Greenland (s.), United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Minnesota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Idaho, Montana (w.), Oregon, Washington, Wyoming (n.w.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [North Carolina (w.), Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Betulaceae&GenusID=Alnus&SpeciesID=viridis%20ssp.%20crispa)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (n.)]


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)
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  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Furlow, J. J. 1979. The systematics of the American species of Alnus (Betulaceae) (Rhodora) 81:197.
  6. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  8. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  9. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  10. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  11. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. Flora of Siberia (English translation). 2000- (F Siberia)
  12. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
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Check other web resources for Alnus viridis (Chaix) DC. :


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=2483. Accessed 22 July 2018.