Taxon profile


White Poplar
Populus alba L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Malpighiales »  family Salicaceae »  genus Populus - Cottonwood

Scientific synonyms

Leuce alba (L.) Opiz
Populus alba subsp. nivea (Willd.) Maire & Weiller
Populus alba var. hickeliana (Dode) Maire
Populus alba var. integrifolia Ball
Populus alba var. microphylla Maire
Populus alba var. nivea (Willd.) Aiton
Populus alba var. subintegerrima Lange
Populus caspica Bornm.
Populus hickeliana Dode
Populus nivea Willd.

Other names

= Abele
= Silver-leaved Poplar

Least Concern


outer bark

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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Obrium cantharinum (Linnaeus, 1767), Trirachys sartus (Solsky, 1871) - Quetta Borer, Poecilonota variolosa populialbae Richard, 1889, Saperda populnea populnea (Linnaeus, 1758), Trichoferus holosericeus (Rossi, 1790), ...

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

varietas Populus alba var. bachofenii (Wierzbicki ex Rochel) Wesmael

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 Populus alba L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Populus alba L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Populus alba L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Populus alba L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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