Genus: Alnus Mill.

 
Family: Betulaceae
Subfamily: Betuloideae
Common names: alder
Genus number: 437
Last updated: 31-Dec-2003
Accession Count: 206 (99 active, 37 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Chen, Z.-D. et al. 1999. Phylogeny and evolution of the Betulaceae as inferred from DNA sequences, morphology, and paleobotany. Amer. J. Bot. 86:1168-1181.
  • Furlow, J. J. 1979. The systematics of the American species of Alnus (Betulaceae). (Rhodora) 81:1-122, 151-248.
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998. (L Fagales)
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • Navarro, E. et al. 2003. Molecular phylogeny of Alnus (Betulaceae), inferred from nuclear ribosomal DNA ITS sequences. Pl. & Soil 254:207-217.
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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nomninum Genericorum for Alnus
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=437. Accessed 20 November 2018.