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1 - 2. Branchlet with male catkins (a - c). - 2. Branchlet with female catkins (d - f). - 3. Branchlet with short shoot and ripe (a - c) fruit-catkins (fruits are capsules opening with two valves; seeds are without endosperm, furnished with tufts of cotton-like white hair). - 4. A leader with palmately lobed leaves. - 5. Winter-branchlet. - 6. Seedling with cotyledons and first ordinary leaves. After Hempel & Wilhelm, 1889. Photos and explanations from the book: Zelimir Borzan. "Tree and Shrub Names in Latin, Croatian, English, and German, with synonyms", University of Zagreb, 2001.
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Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Salicales
Family: Salicaceae
Genus: Populus
Subject: Populus alba L.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Image last updated:
Thursday, January 3, 2013