Populus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1032 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to Mexico. N. & E. Tropical Africa.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, California, Central European Russia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hainan, Hungary, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Kuril Is., Labrador, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russia, Northwest European Russia, Northwest Territories, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Qinghai, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Azores, Baleares, Bolivia, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cyprus, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Falkland Is., Free State, Guatemala, Haiti, Krym, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madeira, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Peru, Queensland, Rwanda, South Australia, St.Helena, Swaziland, Tasmania, Tristan da Cunha, Victoria, Vietnam

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 456 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 1034 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 16, 2014 Haines, H.H. [997] India K000357543 Type Yes
May 16, 2014 Haines, H.H. [997] India K000335264 Unknown Type Material Yes
May 16, 2014 Haines, H.H. [997] Bhutan K000357544 Type Yes
May 16, 2014 Haines, H.H. [997] Bhutan K000335279 Type Yes
May 16, 2014 Haines, H.H. [997] Bhutan K000335280 Syntype Yes
May 16, 2014 Haines, H.H. [997] Bhutan K000335283 Type Yes
Apr 2, 1906 Gamble, J.S. [7607] Bhutan K000357547 Type Yes
Apr 2, 1906 Gamble, N. [2646] Bhutan K000335311 Type Yes
Apr 2, 1906 Haines, H.H. [997] India K000335281 Syntype Yes
Apr 2, 1906 Haines, H.H. [997] India K000335282 Syntype Yes
Apr 2, 1906 Gamble, N. [2646] Bhutan K000357546 Syntype Yes
Elwes, H.J.; Henry, A. [s.n.] Ireland K001079632 Type Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Ireland K001079633 Type Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 2796] India K000674168 Unknown Type Material Yes
Henry, H.; Andrews, S. [s.n.] France K001079637 Isotype Yes
Henry, H.; Andrews, S. [s.n.] France K001079636 Isotype Yes
Austin, R.M. [illegible] United States K000592056 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [64] K001079630 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gray, A. [s.n.] United States K000592057 Unknown Type Material Yes
Thomson, T. [s.n.] K000335274 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sheahan, M.C. [MCS177] K000696771 No
Elwes, H.J.; Henry, A. [s.n.] Ireland K001079631 Type Yes
Thomson, T. [s.n.] K000335275 Syntype Yes
Melville, R. K:SPC-39449.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Ireland K001079635 Type Yes
Thomson, T. [s.n.] K000335284 Lectotype Yes
Heine, H. [s.n.] France K001079638 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nicholson, G. [s.n.] China K001079627 Unknown Type Material Yes
Kamrup [Cat. no. 2796] India K000674167 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Ireland K001079634 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nicholson, G. [244] China K001079626 Unknown Type Material Yes
Melville, R. K:SPC-25800.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • 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