Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn.

Common name

English: Black Alder

German: Schwarz-Erle

Portuguese: Amieiro-vulgar

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Fagales (31)

        Family: Betulaceae (9) (family description)

          Genus: Alnus (1)

           Epithet: glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. (2)

Synonym: Betula glutinosa Wallr.

glutinosa => covered with sticky exudation

Characteristics

Climate: temperate, sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: brown, yellow

External links

Check for Alnus glutinosa at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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