Herbarium specimen: Alnus glutinosa
|Taxon:||Betulaceae: Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. ("Alder")|
|Filed in taxon folder:||Betulaceae: Alnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertn. ("Alder")|
|Collected by:||Mr Harold Stuart Thompson|
|Locality:||Great Britain, VC6 North Somerset, Pensford, ST66, Chew bank above Pensford|
|ex herb:||Mr Harold Stuart Thompson|
|Institution:||University of Birmingham (BIRM)|
|notes:||rotundifolia. kept in water indoors a month & then put in press, during which time the female spikes had developed, but the male catkins lengthened only slightly HST Jan 6 1934. Nor had the youmg leaf or buds on the other twig developed appreciably. Taken out of press 10 Feb 1934|
Less than a week after another twig had been in the glass topped flower case at the museum the male catkins had opened well, & were shedding pollen, they had lengthened greatly probably owing to the warmer and ?purer air of the museum flower case HST
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|+||Alnus glutinosa||GB, VC6 North Somerset, Pensford||Harold Stuart Thompson||14/3/1936||BIRM|
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Documented by nacs12 on 9th June 2010.
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