European white elm, Ulmus laevis  (Urticales: Ulmaceae) - 1379039

European white elm
Ulmus laevis Pall.

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Description: 1. Winter-branchlet in early spring with vegetative buds (k) and crowded clusters of flowers drooping on long pedicels (a - h). - 2. Branchlet with developed leafy shoots and ripe fruits (a - c). Seed is in the middle of the winged nut (samara) oval in shape, ciliate along the margin and typically with incurved extention (»horns«) at the noched apex. - 3. Seedling with cotyledons (c) and first ordinary leaves - yet opposite in position. - 4. Winter-branchlet with vegetative (k) and fertile (b) buds. 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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Image location: , Croatia

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Name: Zelimir Borzan
Organization: University of Zagreb
Country: Croatia

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