Tilia tomentosa Moench

Common name

English: Silver Lime

German: Silberlinde

Portuguese: T├şlia-arg├¬ntea

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Malvales (74)

        Family: Tiliaceae (6) (family description)

          Genus: Tilia (2)

           Epithet: tomentosa Moench (6)

Synonym: Tilia argentea DC.

argentea => silvery

tomentosa => densely covered with short, soft, tangled hairs

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: yellow, beige

External links

Check for Tilia tomentosa at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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