Populus deltoides Bartram ex Marshall

Selected images: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images (4)

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

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

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:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Images last updated: Saturday 6 June 2009
Literature:

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 75. In error under Salix


Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Other sources of information about Populus deltoides:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Populus deltoides

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Populus deltoides
African Plant Database: Populus deltoides
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Populus deltoides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Populus deltoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Populus deltoides
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Populus deltoides
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Populus deltoides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Populus deltoides
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Populus deltoides
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Populus deltoides
Ispot Southern Africa: Populus deltoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Populus deltoides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Populus deltoides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Populus deltoides
The Plant List (version 1.1): Populus deltoides
Tropicos: Populus deltoides


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Populus deltoides.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=119990, retrieved 23 October 2017

Site software last modified: 28 December 2016 2:55pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use