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Populus tremula
(aspen (European))

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Populus tremula (aspen (European))

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 29 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Populus tremula
  • Preferred Common Name
  • aspen (European)
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Agroforestry
  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Ornamental
  • Revegetation
  • Soil improvement
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Populus tremula L.

Preferred Common Name

  • aspen (European)

Variety

  • Populus tremula var. davidiana

Other Scientific Names

  • Populus davidiana
  • Populus tremula var. pendula Loudon

International Common Names

  • English: European aspen; trembling poplar
  • Spanish: álamo temblón; chopo temblon
  • French: peuplier tremble; tremble
  • Portuguese: choupo-tremedor

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Aspe; Espe; Zitter- Pappel; Zitterpappel
  • Italy: albarella; alberela; alberella; albrin; albuccio; alvanella; arvaneddu; chiuppo; linnarbu tremulosu; pioppaggine; pioppo tremolo; poul salvadi; tremol; tremolin; tremolo
  • Netherlands: espenboom; ratelpopulier
  • Slovenia: trepetlika
  • Sweden: asp
  • Turkey: kavak

EPPO code

  • POPTR (Populus tremula)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Salicales
  •                         Family: Salicaceae
  •                             Genus: Populus
  •                                 Species: Populus tremula

Uses List

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Environmental

  • Agroforestry
  • Erosion control or dune stabilization
  • Revegetation
  • Soil improvement

General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Fibre
  • Wood/timber

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore

Wood Products

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Containers

  • Boxes
  • Crates

Other cellulose derivatives

Wood-based materials

  • Fibreboard
  • Medium density fibreboard
  • Particleboard
  • Waferboard

Woodware

  • Matches