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Common name

English: Downy birch

German: Gewöhnliche Moor-Birke

Portuguese: Vidoeiro

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2596)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2495)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2109)

      Order: Fagales (32)

        Family: Betulaceae (9)(family description)

          Genus: Betula (4)

            Epithet: pubescens Ehrh. (10)

              Variety: pubescens

Synonyms: Betula alba L., Betula aurea Steud.

alba => white

aurea => of golden colour, golden yellow

pubescens => downy, slightly hairy

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Betula pubescens at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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