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Common name

English: Silver Birch

German: Hängebirke

Mandarin: 垂枝桦 (chui zhi hua)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Fagales (32)

        Family: Betulaceae (9)(family description)

          Genus: Betula (4)

            Epithet: pendula Roth (2)

pendula => hanging down as through weakness of the stem

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

Check for Betula pendula at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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