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Taxon: Populus alba L.

 
Genus: Populus
Family: Salicaceae
Nomen number: 29358
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1034. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 11 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

  • abele  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • silver poplar  (Source: Krussmann) - English
  • silverleaf poplar  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • white poplar  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • witpopulier  (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001) - Afrikaans
  • white poplar  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • peuplier blanc  (Source: Zander ed16) - French
  • peuplier blanc  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • Silber-Pappel  (Source: Zander ed16) - German
  • gin-doro  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • hakuyō  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • urajiro-hako-yanagi  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • álamo blanco  (Source: Trees US) - Spanish
  • silverpoppel  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • xin bai yang  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • eunbaegyang  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean
  • topol' serebristyj  (Source: F Baltic) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; shade/shelter
  • Materials: wood; wood
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia (s.)]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
    • CHINA: China [Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Russian Federation-European part, [European part (s.)] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores, Madeira Islands]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, South Africa

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand


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. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  3. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 59.
  4. Davis, P. H., ed. 1965-1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  8. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  9. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  10. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  11. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  12. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  13. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  14. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres
  15. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931-1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  16. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972-. Atlas florae europaeae.
  17. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  18. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  19. Laasimer, L. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of the Baltic countries; compendium of vascular plants.
  20. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  21. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  22. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  23. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  24. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  25. Pottier-Alapetite, G. 1979-1981. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones.
  26. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  27. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  28. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.
  29. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  30. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  31. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Populus alba L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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 Populus alba 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=29358. Accessed 15 October 2019.