Ulmus × hollandica 'Alba'

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Ulmus × hollandica
Hybrid parentage U. glabra × U. minor
Cultivar 'Alba'
Origin Europe

Ulmus × hollandica 'Alba' is one of a number of hybrids arising from the crossing of the Wych Elm U. glabra with a variety of Field Elm U. minor. First mentioned by Kirchner in 1864 as U. fulva Hort. var. alba.[1]

Description[edit]

A specimen in the Herb. Nicholson at Kew was identified by Melville [1] as a rather broad-leafed form of U. × hollandica var vegeta (sensu Rehder).[2]

Cultivation[edit]

No specimens are known to survive.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Petzold, Carl; Kirchner, Georg (1864). Arboretum Muscaviense. p. 559. 
  2. ^ Green, Peter Shaw (1964). "Registration of cultivar names in Ulmus". Arnoldia. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University. 24 (6–8): 41–80. Retrieved 16 February 2017.