White poplars

Populus alba

  • White poplars
  • White poplars
  • Flower name
    White poplars
  • Scientific name
    Populus alba
  • Aliasウラジロハコヤナギ, 銀泥, 裏白箱柳, White poplars, Silver leaved poplar
  • Place of originEurope, Central Asia and North Africa
  • Place of floweringPark, Streets, Planting
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is White poplars

White poplars or Gindoro (scientific name: Populus alba) is a cold-resistant deciduous trees of the family Salicaceae native to West Asia - South Europe. There is a rhombic pattern in the bark. The leaf table is dark green, but the leaves are covered with felt fluff and looks silver white. It is a dioecious strain. In the spring before the leaves develop, I will hang the caterpillar inflorescences from the axilla. Flowers become ears, neither flower nor sepals. Female flower is yellow green and it is about 5 cm in length and there are 2 stigma heads. 2 It bursts. Male flower stems are dark red and somewhat long, and there are 6 to 10 stamens. The fruits mature in June and add yellow-green fruits to inflorescence of about 10 cm. Leaves turn yellow in autumn. It was planted as a street tree after coming in the middle of Meiji era. There are Yamanarashi in the same genus.

Common name: White poplars or Gindoro, Scientific Name: Populus alba, aka: White poplars, Silver leaved poplar, Origin: Europe, Central Asia, North Africa, tree height 15 - 25 m, bark: grayish white, leaf diameter: 15 cm, leaf shape: palm shape, leaf margin: missing tooth, flowering period: from March to April, flower color: light green, fruit stage: from May to June, fruit type: caudate fruit.


  • Eye
    Malpighiales
  • Family
    Salicaceae
  • Genus
    Populus
  • Species
    P. alba
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Caudal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Palm shape
  • Edge of the leaf
    Toothed
  • Life type
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 3500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower ~ cm

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