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Populus nakaii Skv.


Description from Flora of China

Trees to 13 m tall; bark gray, furrowed near base of trunk. Branchlets green, becoming yellowish gray, terete. Buds viscid, glabrous. Petiole 1.2-2.5 cm, villous; leaf blade ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 4-6.5 × 1.5-2.3 cm, abaxially pale, adaxially dark green, base subcordate, margin glandular serrulate or subentire distally when young, slightly serrate when mature, ± ciliate, apex acuminate. Fruiting catkin 8-10 cm; rachis pubescent. Capsule ovoid, 3-valved. Fl. Apr, fr. May.

Similar to Populus ussuriensis but leaf blade narrower, ovate to ovate-lanceolate. Similar also to P. girinensis but leaf blade narrower; catkin rachis pubescent.

* Cultivated. Hebei, Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning


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