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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 Alnus 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
Name Verified on: 02-Feb-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

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 [Kurile Islands, Khabarovsk, Primorye, Amur, Kamchatka, Magadan, Sakhalin]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu] Korea, South

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany (s.), Hungary (w.), Poland (s.), Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation, [Komi, Arkhangelsk (n.), Kirov, 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 Territories, Yukon] Greenland (s.), United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, British Columbia]
    • 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]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (n.)]


References:

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  2. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 63-64.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: lists as Alnus viridis (Vill.) DC.
  6. Furlow, J. J. 1979. The systematics of the American species of Alnus (Betulaceae). Rhodora 81:197. Note: lists as Alnus viridis (Vill.) Lam. & DC.
  7. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales
  8. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  11. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972-. Atlas florae europaeae.
  12. Krasnoborov, I. M., ed. 2000-. Flora of Siberia (English translation) Note: treats subsp. fruticosa as Duschekia fruticosa (Rupr.) Pouzar
  13. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  15. 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 171:36-37.
  16. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  17. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  18. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  19. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Alnus viridis (Chaix) DC. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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 viridis 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2483. Accessed 24 August 2019.