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(Broadleaved trees) (broadleaved, frondose or deciduous trees)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Informal)

AQUIFOLIACEAE (hollies) Family 1 subtaxon  
Ilex aquifolium L. (Holly)
Arbutus unedo L. (Strawberry-tree)
Species   1 ident refs
Laburnum Fabr. (laburnums) Genus   1 ident refs
FAGALES (forest trees)
BETULACEAE (birches, hazels, hornbeams and alders), eg: Carpinus betulus (Hornbeam) - Leaf spray FAGACEAE (forest trees), eg: Fagus sylvatica (Beech) - Tree (Trees with bark of pH 3.8-5.8) (very acid-barked trees), eg: Quercus robur (Pedunculate Oak) - Tree - freshly in leaf JUGLANDACEAE (walnuts, hickories, wingnuts), eg: Juglans nigra (Black Walnut) - Twig - second year showing leaf scars - close-up MYRICACEAE (myrtles), eg: Myrica gale (Bog Myrtle, Bog-myrtle, Sweet Gale) - Bush with catkins NOTHOFAGACEAE (southern beeches), eg: Nothofagus obliqua (Roble) - Stem and leaf bases
Order 25 subtaxa 13 ident refs
OLEACEAE (olive family)
Fraxinus (ashes), eg: Fraxinus excelsior (Ash) - Buds bursting with developing fruit below Ligustrum (privets), eg: Ligustrum vulgare (Wild Privet) - Berries on bushes
Family 4 subtaxa 2 ident refs
SALICACEAE (poplars and willows)
Populus (poplars), eg: Populus alba x tremula = P. x canescens (grey poplar) - Leaf spray - underside Salix (willows), eg: Salix pentandra (Bay Willow) - Leaf spray - with fruiting catkin
Family 24 subtaxa 16 ident refs
Tilia platyphyllos x cordata = T. x europaea L. (lime)
'Lime Avenue' at Kingston Lacy - just coming into leaf
Species hybrid    
Unidentified Tilia (Unidentified Limes) Unidentified    
PLATANACEAE (plane trees) Family 1 subtaxon  
Platanus occidentalis x orientalis = P. x hispanica Mill. ex Münchh. (London plane)
Foliage and fruits
Species hybrid    
MORACEAE (mulberries, figs) Family   1 ident refs
Crataegus L. (hawthorns)
Crataegus laevigata (Midland Hawthorn), eg: Crataegus laevigata (Midland Hawthorn) - Flower buds and leaves - underside Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn), eg: Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn) - Flowers Crataegus monogyna x laevigata = C. x media (hybrid hawthorn), eg: Crataegus monogyna x laevigata = C. x media (hybrid hawthorn) - Leaves and flowers
Genus 3 subtaxa 2 ident refs
Prunus L. (plums, cherries and laurels)
Prunus avium (Wild Cherry), eg: Prunus avium (Wild Cherry) - Flower Prunus cerasifera (Cherry Plum), eg: Prunus cerasifera (Cherry Plum) - Branch - in flower Prunus domestica (Wild Plum), eg: Prunus domestica subsp. insititia (Damson, Bullace) - Leaf spray - under surface Prunus laurocerasus (Cherry Laurel), eg: Prunus laurocerasus (Cherry Laurel) - Flower spikes Prunus padus (Bird Cherry), eg: Prunus padus (Bird Cherry) - Leaf - upper side Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn, Sloe), eg: Prunus spinosa (Blackthorn, Sloe) - Flowers - close-up
Genus 6 subtaxa  
Pyrus communis s.l. (pear) Species aggregate 1 subtaxon  
Pyrus communis L. (Pear)
Flowers and foliage
Sorbus L. (whitebeams)
Sorbus aucuparia (Rowan, Mountain Ash), eg: Sorbus aucuparia (Rowan, Mountain Ash) - Berries - on the tree Sorbus torminalis (Wild Service-tree), eg: Sorbus torminalis (Wild Service-tree) - Small leaf in autumn colours and fruits
Genus 5 subtaxa 5 ident refs
ULMACEAE (elms) Family 2 subtaxa  
Ulmus L. (elms)
Ulmus glabra (Wych Elm), eg: Ulmus glabra (Wych Elm) - Leaf spray - freshly opened leaves Ulmus minor (Small-leaved Elm, Cornish Elm, Jersey Elm), eg: Ulmus minor subsp. angustifolia (Cornish Elm) - Bud and petiole
Genus 2 subtaxa 1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Blackwell, E., 2004 Some Hints on Identifying Wood in the Field

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 43 general literature references to (Broadleaved trees) (broadleaved, frondose or deciduous trees)

(Broadleaved trees) may also be covered by literature listed under:

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

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 13611 feeding and other relationships of (Broadleaved trees) (broadleaved, frondose or deciduous trees)

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