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Taxon: Betula platyphylla Sukaczev

Genus: Betula
Family: Betulaceae subfamily: Betuloideae.
Nomen number: 7130
Place of publication: Trudy Bot. Muz. Imp. Akad. Nauk 8:220, t. 3. 1911
Name verified on: 10-Aug-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Aug-1998
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System.


Common names:

  • Asian white birch   (Source: Man Woody Landsc Pl ) – English
  • Japanese white birch   (Source: Dict Gard [as B. mandschurica var. japonica]) – English
  • Manchurian birch   (Source: Krussmann ) – English
  • bai hua   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • shira-kaba   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • shira-kanba   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • manchurisk björk   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Buryatia, Chita, Yakutia-Sakha
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Amur, Kamchatka, Magadan, Primorye, Sakhalin
    China: China - Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Henan, Jiangsu, Jilin, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Qinghai, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Sichuan [w.], Xizang [s.e.], Yunnan [n.w.]
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, Honshu; Korea, North

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Dirr, M. A. 1998. Manual of woody landscape plants: their identification, ornamental characteristics, culture, propagation and uses, ed. 5.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Forest Experimental Station, Korea. 1966. Illustrated woody plants of Korea.
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kitagawa, M. 1979. Neo-lineamenta florae Manshuricae.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976).
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  • Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Check other web resources for Betula platyphylla Sukaczev:

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.

Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?7130 (20 December 2014)

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