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Clethra alnifolia

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Clethra alnifolia

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Clethra alnifolia
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Clethra alnifolia L.

International Common Names

  • English: coastal sweet pepper-bush; white alder
  • French: clethra à feuilles d'aulne

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Scheineller, Erlenblättriger; Zimt-Erle, Erlenblättrige

EPPO code

  • CXEAL (Clethra alnifolia)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Ericales
  •                         Family: Clethraceae
  •                             Genus: Clethra
  •                                 Species: Clethra alnifolia

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Host of (source - data mining):

Lymantria dispar (gypsy moth)