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BETULACEAE (birches, hazels, hornbeams and alders)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Alnus Mill. (alders)
Alnus cordata (Italian Alder), eg: Alnus cordata (Italian Alder) - Leaf - upperside Alnus glutinosa (Alder), eg: Alnus glutinosa (Alder) - Leaf - upper side Alnus incana (Grey Alder), eg: Alnus incana (Grey Alder) - Male catkins
Genus 3 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Betula L. (birches)
Betula papyrifera (Paper Birch), eg: Betula papyrifera (Paper Birch) - Tree Betula pendula (Silver Birch), eg: Betula pendula (Silver Birch) - Winter silhouette Betula pubescens (Downy Birch), eg: Betula pubescens (Downy Birch) - Trees Unidentified Betula (Unidentified Birches), eg: Unidentified Betula (Unidentified Birches) - Snow-covered winter trees
Genus 5 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Carpinus betulus L. (Hornbeam)
Leaf spray
Corylus avellana L. (Hazel)
Leaf - top view
Species   1 ident refs
Corylus maxima Mill. (Filbert) Species   1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 13 general literature references to BETULACEAE (birches, hazels, hornbeams and alders)

BETULACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(vascular plants)
(flowering plants)
Broadleaved trees (via Fagales) Trees Trees and shrubs Trees, shrubs, woody and climbing plants (via Broadleaved trees)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2398 feeding and other relationships of BETULACEAE (birches, hazels, hornbeams and alders)

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