Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle

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Synonyms: Ailanthus glandulosa Desf.
Common names: Tree-of-heaven (English)
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Growth form(s): Tree.
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Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 20.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ailanthus altissima
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ailanthus altissima
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ailanthus altissima
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ailanthus altissima
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Ailanthus altissima
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ailanthus altissima
JSTOR Plant Science: Ailanthus altissima
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ailanthus altissima
Plants of the World Online: Ailanthus altissima
Tropicos: Ailanthus altissima
Wikipedia: Ailanthus altissima

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Ailanthus altissima., retrieved 20 June 2024

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