Populus trichocarpa Torr. & A.Gray ex Hook.

First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 9: t. 878 (1852)
This species is a synonym of Populus tristis

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • A.K.Skvortsov (2010). Taxonomical synopsis of the genus Populus L. in East Europe, North and Central Asia. Byulleten' Glavnogo Botaniceskogo Sada 196: 62-73. [Cited as Populus tristis.]

This name is accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Aymerich, P. (2019). Notes sobre flora allòctona a Catalunya. II. Butlletí de la Institució Catalana d’Història Natural 83: 3-21. [Cited as Populus trichocarpa.]
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2010). Flora of North America North of Mexico 7: 1-797. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford. [Cited as Populus trichocarpa.]
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea 1: 53-66. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Populus trichocarpa.]
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902. [Cited as Populus trichocarpa.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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