Taxon profile


Grey Alder
Alnus incana (L.) Moench

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fagales »  family Betulaceae »  genus Alnus - alder

Scientific synonyms

Alnus argentata var. pinnatipartita (Norrl.) Tzvelev
Alnus glutinosa var. incana (L.) Pers
Alnus incana f. acuminata (Regel) Regel
Alnus incana f. acutiloba Callier
Alnus incana f. argyrophylla Callier
Alnus incana f. bipinnatifida Brenner
Alnus incana f. blyttiana Callier
Alnus incana f. brachyphylla Callier
Alnus incana f. cordifolia Callier
Alnus incana f. crataegifolia Callier

Other names

= Gray Alder
= Mountain Alder

Least Concern
Temporal range:Upper Pliocene - recent


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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Trypodendron domesticum (Linnaeus, 1758), Trypodendron signatum (Fabricius, 1787), Angerona prunaria (Linnaeus, 1758) - Orange Moth, Craesus septentrionalis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Alnus incana subsp. kolaensis (Orlova) Á.Löve & D.Löve
subspecies Alnus incana subsp. rugosa (Du Roi) R. T. Clausen

Alnus incana subsp. rugosa

subspecies Alnus incana subsp. tenuifolia (Nutt.) Breitung

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Alnus incana (L.) Moench]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Alnus incana (L.) Moench]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Alnus incana (L.) Moench]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Alnus incana (L.) Moench]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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