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Fraxinus
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Fraxinus (ashes)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Fraxinus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • ashes
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Pictures

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Fraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); habit. Small plantation at 10 years old. Professional Institute of Agriculture and Environment "Cettolini" of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.  August 2005.
TitleHabit
CaptionFraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); habit. Small plantation at 10 years old. Professional Institute of Agriculture and Environment "Cettolini" of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. August 2005.
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Fraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); habit. Small plantation at 10 years old. Professional Institute of Agriculture and Environment "Cettolini" of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy.  August 2005.
HabitFraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); habit. Small plantation at 10 years old. Professional Institute of Agriculture and Environment "Cettolini" of Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy. August 2005.©Giancarlo Dessì/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 2.5
Fraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); leaves and buds. Robledillo river, Sierra Madrona, Spain. April 2009.
TitleLeaves and buds
CaptionFraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); leaves and buds. Robledillo river, Sierra Madrona, Spain. April 2009.
CopyrightPublic Domain - Released by Javier Martin/via wikipedia - CC0
Fraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); leaves and buds. Robledillo river, Sierra Madrona, Spain. April 2009.
Leaves and budsFraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); leaves and buds. Robledillo river, Sierra Madrona, Spain. April 2009.Public Domain - Released by Javier Martin/via wikipedia - CC0
Fraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); buds. Note the brown buds, compared with the black buds of F. excelsior. In a wood containing Quercus robur and Carpinus betulus. East of Lenti, Zala County, Hungary (ca.170m a.s.l.). June 2015.
TitleBuds
CaptionFraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); buds. Note the brown buds, compared with the black buds of F. excelsior. In a wood containing Quercus robur and Carpinus betulus. East of Lenti, Zala County, Hungary (ca.170m a.s.l.). June 2015.
Copyright©Stefan.lefnaer/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Fraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); buds. Note the brown buds, compared with the black buds of F. excelsior. In a wood containing Quercus robur and Carpinus betulus. East of Lenti, Zala County, Hungary (ca.170m a.s.l.). June 2015.
BudsFraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); buds. Note the brown buds, compared with the black buds of F. excelsior. In a wood containing Quercus robur and Carpinus betulus. East of Lenti, Zala County, Hungary (ca.170m a.s.l.). June 2015.©Stefan.lefnaer/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Fraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); bark. Jardin des plantes, Paris, France. October 2004.
TitleBark
CaptionFraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); bark. Jardin des plantes, Paris, France. October 2004.
CopyrightPublic Domain - Released by Wouter Hagens/via wikipedia - CC0
Fraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); bark. Jardin des plantes, Paris, France. October 2004.
BarkFraxinus angustifolia (narrow-leaved ash); bark. Jardin des plantes, Paris, France. October 2004.Public Domain - Released by Wouter Hagens/via wikipedia - CC0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Fraxinus L.

Preferred Common Name

  • ashes

International Common Names

  • English: Ash
  • Spanish: fresnos
  • French: frênes

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Esche

EPPO code

  • FRXSS (Fraxinus sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Oleales
  •                         Family: Oleaceae
  •                             Genus: Fraxinus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 25 Feb 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Europe

BulgariaPresent
ItalyPresent
PolandPresent
RomaniaPresent
RussiaPresent

North America

MexicoPresent
United StatesPresent

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Agrilus planipennis (emerald ash borer)Canada; USAHerbivory/grazing/browsingPoland and McCullough (2006)

References

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Poland TM; McCullough DG, 2006. Emerald ash borer: invasion of the urban forest and the threat to North America's ash resource. Journal of Forestry, 104(3):118-124. http://www.ingenta.com/journals/browse/saf/jof

Distribution References

Baranchikov Y, Mozolevskaya E, Yurchenko G, Kenis M, 2008. Occurrence of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis in Russia and its potential impact on European forestry. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin. 38 (2), 233-238. http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/epp DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2338.2008.01210.x

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Groza M, Lazarova S, Luca F de, Fanelli E, Elshishka M, Radoslavov G, Hristov P, Coman M, Peneva V, 2017. The morphological and molecular identity of Longidorus piceicola Lišková, Robbins & Brown, 1997 from Romania (Nematoda, Dorylaimida). ZooKeys. 1-19. DOI:10.3897/zookeys.667.12011

Myartseva S N, 2006. Siphoninus phillyreae (Haliday) (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Aleyrodidae) and its parasitoid, Encarsia inaron (Walker) (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae): two new records of insects for Mexico. Entomological News. 117 (4), 451-454. DOI:10.3157/0013-872X(2006)117[451:SPHHSA]2.0.CO;2

Yovkova M, Petrović-Obradović O, Tasheva-Terzieva E, Pencheva A, 2013. Aphids (Hemiptera, Aphididae) on ornamental plants in greenhouses in Bulgaria. ZooKeys. 347-361. http://www.pensoft.net/journals/zookeys/article/4318/aphids-hemiptera-aphididae-on-ornamental-plants-in-greenhouses-in-bulgaria

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