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This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic & Subalpine Eurasia to Korea.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Buryatiya, Central European Rus, East European Russia, Germany, Irkutsk, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Mongolia, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Poland, Romania, South European Russi, Switzerland, Ukraine, West Siberia, Xinjiang

Extinct in:

Czechoslovakia

Betula humilis Schrank appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Baenitz, C. [s.n.], Kaliningrad K000512497

First published in Baier. Fl. 1: 420 (1789)

Accepted by

  • Ashburner, K. & McAllister, H.A. (2013). The genus Betula: a taxonomic revision of birches: 1-431. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Not accepted by

  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2003). Flora of Siberia 5: 1-305. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth. [Cited as Betula fruticosa.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ashburner, K. & McAllister, H.A. (2013). The genus Betula: a taxonomic revision of birches: 1-431. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0