Betula platyphylla Sukaczev
  • Trudy Bot. Muz. Imp. Akad. Nauk

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Betula platyphylla Sukaczev. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 24 Oct 2020'

General Information

Trees to 30 m tall; bark grayish white, exfoliating in sheets. Branches not pendulous, dark gray or dark brown, glabrous; branchlets brown, sparsely resinous glandular. Petiole slender, 1-2.5 cm; leaf blade triangular, ovate-triangular, rhombic-triangular, rhombic-ovate, or broadly ovate, 3-9 × 2-7.5 cm, abaxially densely resinous punctate, glabrous, bearded in axils of lateral veins, adaxially sparsely pubescent and resinous glandular when young, base truncate, broadly cuneate, or cuneate and subcordate, margin doubly or simply serrate, or incised-serrate, apex acute, acuminate, or caudate-acuminate; lateral veins 5-7(-9) on each side of midvein. Female inflorescence pendulous, oblong or oblong-cylindric, 2-5 × 0.6-1.4 cm; peduncle slender, 1-2.5 cm; bracts 5-7 mm, densely pubescent and ciliate, 3-lobed, middle lobe triangular-ovate, lateral lobes erect or spreading to recurved, ovate or suborbicular, slightly shorter to longer than middle lobe. Nutlet narrowly oblong, oblong, or ovate, 1.5-2 × 1-1.5 mm, sparsely pubescent, with membranous wings slightly longer than and about as wide as nutlet. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Jul-Sep. 2n = 28.

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    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora Of CHina @
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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