Taxon profile


Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Sapindales »  family Simaroubaceae »  genus Ailanthus - ailanthus

Scientific synonyms

Ailanthus glandulosa Desf.
Ailanthus peregrina

Other names

= Ailanthus
= Copal Tree
= Tree of Heaven


outer bark


Taxon in country check-lists*

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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Aegosoma scabricorne (Scopoli, 1763), Moechotypa diphysis (Pascoe, 1871), Mesosa longipennis Bates, 1873, Acalolepta degener (Bates, 1873), Samia cynthia walkeri (Felder, 1862)

Links and literature

Greuter, W. & Raus, Th. (ed.)(2008): Med-Checklist Notulae, 27. Willdenowia 38(2), pages 465-474. [as Ailanthus altissima]
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 Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Ailanthus altissima]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
EN Pest Information Wiki [Ailanthus_altissima_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Ailanthus altissima (Miller) Swingle]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle]
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Boršić I. et al. (2008): Preliminary Check-list of Invasive Alian Plant Species (IAS) in Croatia [], Nat. Croat., Vol. 17, No. 2., 55–71, Zagreb [as Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle]
Data retrieved on: 31 July 2012

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