Carpinus betulus L.

Common name

English: Common Hornbeam

German: Hainbuche

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fagales (31)

        Family: Betulaceae (9) (family description)

          Genus: Carpinus (1)

           Epithet: betulus L. (1)

Synonym: Carpinus caucasica Grossh.

betulus => birch-like

caucasica => from the Caucasus, Caucasian

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: tree, arborescent

External links

Check for Carpinus betulus at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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