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Taxon: Betula lenta L.

 
Genus: Betula
Subgenus: Asperae
Section: Lentae
Family: Betulaceae
Subfamily: Betuloideae
Nomen number: 7107
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:983. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 15-Sep-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 14 (8 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (for beverages)
  • Fuels: fuelwood
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.e.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Maine (s.), Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (e.), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama (n.), Georgia (n.), Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina (w.), South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]


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. Ashburner, K. & H. A. McAllister. 2013. The genus Betula, a taxonomic revision of birches Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 196-201.
  3. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986-1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  8. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales
  9. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  12. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  16. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  17. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  18. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  19. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq.
  20. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Betulaceae&GenusID=Betula&SpeciesID=lenta target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Betula lenta L. :

  • 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
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=7107. Accessed 19 September 2019.