Alnus nepalensis D. Don
Betulaceae
Alnus nepalensis (48243 Bytes)
A fast growing deciduous tree with opposite, elliptic, short and thick stalked leaves, 20 cm long and 13 cm wide, pinnate venation, serrulate margins slightly recurved, pointed, dull-green above, paler beneath, obvious midrib underneath. Green buds in leaf axils with one brown scale. Young twigs with lenticels. Remarkable older, thick, rugged and corky bark.

Home: Himalaya

Other views: Leaves

Cultivated: Tasmania

Author: Rainer Oberle

Ethnobotanical aspects of Alnus nepalensis by Plants for a future database

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