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Common name

English: Silver Lime

German: Silberlinde

Portuguese: Tília-argêntea

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Malvales (78)

        Family: Tiliaceae (6)(family description)

          Genus: Tilia (2)

            Epithet: tomentosa Moench (7)

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

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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