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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 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
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: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; 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, [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 Territory, Yukon Territory] Greenland (s.), United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Quebec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Newfoundland]
    • 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 (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)
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  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)
  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 171:36-37.
  15. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  16. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  17. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

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. 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 19 October 2018.