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Pterocarya fraxinifolia (cultivated)


Taxonavigation: Fagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fagales

Familia: Juglandaceae
Subfamilia: Juglandoideae
Genus: Pterocarya
Species: P. fraxinifolia – P. hupehensis – P. macroptera – P. nanjiangensis – P. rhoifolia – P. stenoptera – P. tonkinensis
Paleospecies: †P. pugetensis


Pterocarya Kunth, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 2: 345 (1824).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Europe (introduced)
    • Regional: Northern Europe
      • Finland (rarely short-lived alien), Sweden.
    • Regional: Middle Europe
      • Belgium, Hungary.
    • Regional: Southwestern Europe
      • France.
    • Regional: Southeastern Europe
      • Italy.
  • Continental: Asia-Temperate
    • Regional: Middle Asia
      • Tadzhikistan (introduced).
    • Regional: Caucasus
      • North Caucasus, Transcaucasus.
    • Regional: Western Asia
      • Iran, Turkey.
    • Regional: China
      • China South-Central, Hainan, Manchuria, China North-Central, China Southeast, Tibet.
    • Regional: Eastern Asia
      • Japan, Korea, Taiwan.
  • Continental: Asia-Tropical
    • Regional: Indo-China
      • Laos, Vietnam.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Wolfe, J.A. 1968. Paleogene biostratigraphy of nonmarine rocks in King County, Washington. U. S. Geological Survey Professional Paper: 571.


Vernacular names[edit]

dansk: Vingevalnød
English: Wingnut
suomi: Siipipähkinät
français: Ptérocaryer
日本語: サワグルミ
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