Betula nana L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 983 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Subarctic and Mountains of Europe, E. Subarctic America. It is a shrub and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Altay, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Iceland, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Poland, Romania, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, West Siberia

Extinct in:

Italy

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ashburner, K. & McAllister, H.A. (2013). The genus Betula: a taxonomic revision of birches: 1-431. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
  • 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.
  • Malyschev, L.I., Peshkova, G.A. & Baikov, K.S. (eds.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 14: 1-210. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Muldashev, A.A. (2011). New floristic records for Bashkiria. Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 96: 654-660.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Tolmachev, A.I. & Packer, J.G. (eds.) (2000). Flora of the Russian arctic 3: 1-472. J.Cramer in der Gebr. Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung, Berlin, Stuttgart.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2003). Flora of Siberia 5: 1-305. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Malyschev, L.I., Peshkova, G.A. & Baikov, K.S. (eds.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 14: 1-210. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Muldashev, A.A. (2011). New floristic records for Bashkiria. Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 96: 654-660.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Tolmachev, A.I. & Packer, J.G. (eds.) (2000). Flora of the Russian arctic 3: 1-472. J.Cramer in der Gebr. Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung, Berlin, Stuttgart.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Christenhusz, M.J.M. & Suominen, L. [6464] Finland K001069176 Yes
Buggs, R. [395] United Kingdom K000626792 No
Buggs, R. [520] Iceland K000626795 No
Buggs, R. [525] Iceland K000626797 No
Buggs, R. [759] United Kingdom K000626800 No

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images