Populus deltoides Bartram ex Marshall

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Populus deltoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
Greystone Park Nature Reserve

Populus deltoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
Greystone Park Nature Reserve

Populus deltoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
Greystone Park Nature Reserve

Populus deltoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
Greystone Park Nature Reserve

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Synonyms:
Common names: Cottonwood (English) Match poplar (English)
Frequency:
Status: Introduced
Description:
Large tree. Leaves: petiole flattened; lamina triangular to ovate-triangular, bearing glands near the apex of the petiole; margin crenate-serrate; base truncate; apex acuminate. Catkins 7-10 cm long, elongating in fruit.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: deltoides: shaped like a triangle (referring to the leaves)
Habitat: In swampy area at edge of riverine forest
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: North America
Zimbabwe distribution: C
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 6 June 2009
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Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Populus deltoides

External websites:

African Plant Database: Populus deltoides
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Populus deltoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Populus deltoides
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Populus deltoides
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Populus deltoides
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Populus deltoides
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Populus deltoides
Ispot Southern Africa : Populus deltoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Populus deltoides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Populus deltoides
Tropicos: Populus deltoides
West African Plants database: Populus deltoides


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Populus deltoides.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=119990, retrieved 24 May 2016

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