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Alnus acuminataAlderBetulaceaeAlnus acutissima (Winkl.) Callier Alnus arguta (Schltdl.) Spach Alnus castaneifolia Mirb. Alnus ferruginea Kunth Alnus lanceolata Phil. Alnus lindenii Regel Alnus mirbelii Spach Alnus rufescens Liebm. ex Hemsl. Alnus spachii (Regel) Callier Betula arguta Schltdl.02
Alnus cordataItalian AlderBetulaceaeA. cordifolia.00
Alnus glutinosaAlder, European alder , Common Alder, Black AlderBetulaceaeA. rotundifolia. Betula glutinosa.03
Alnus hirsuta BetulaceaeA. sibirica. A. tinctoria.00
Alnus incanaGrey Alder, Speckled alder, Thinleaf alder, White AlderBetulaceaeBetula alnus incana.00
Alnus japonicaJapanese AlderBetulaceae 01
Alnus jorullensisMexican alder, Evergreen AlderBetulaceaeAlnus acuminata jorullensis (Kunth) Regel Alnus firmifolia Fernald00
Alnus maritimaSeaside Alder, Beach AlderBetulaceae 00
Alnus maximowiczii Betulaceae 00
Alnus nepalensisNepalese AlderBetulaceae 01
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