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Pterocarya pterocarpa (Michx.) Kunth ex Iljins Juglandaceae

  • Naiba Mehdiyeva
  • Valida Alizade
  • Narel Y. Paniagua Zambrana
  • Rainer W. BussmannEmail author
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Part of the European Ethnobotany book series (EUROETH)

Synonyms

Juglans fraxinifolia Lam; Juglans pterocarpa Michx.; Pterocarya fraxinifolia(Lam.) Spach

Local Names

Azerbaijan: Qanadmeyvə yalanqozı; Georgia: Open image in new window – Lapani (Makashvili 1991); English: Wingnut.

Botany and Ecology

A tree to 25–30 m high, and 1–1.5 m in diameter, with whitish non-fissured bark.Leaves pinnate, up to 60 cm long or more; leaflets 8–12 pairs, sessile or short-petiolulate, oblong or elongate-ovate, serrate-margined, apex acuminate, glabrous and lustrous above, paler below with hairs at the axils of veins. Staminate aments 5–7 cm long, solitary at the end of branchlets; pistillateaments terminal, with numerous sessile flowers. Fruit an irregularly turbinate nut, the wings broader than the body. In boggy or inundated places, in mixed woods near rivers, rarely forming small pure stands. Grows in the Caucasus (West and East Transcaucasia and Talysh), Iran. The species is fast growing and grows best on flat ground or shallow slopes near riverbanks and...

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naiba Mehdiyeva
    • 1
  • Valida Alizade
    • 1
  • Narel Y. Paniagua Zambrana
    • 2
  • Rainer W. Bussmann
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Botany Azerbaijan National Academy of SciencesBakuAzerbaijan
  2. 2.Instituto de Ecología-UMSAHerbarioNacional de BoliviaLa PazBolivia
  3. 3.William L. Brown CenterMissouri Botanical GardenSt. LouisUSA

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