Ulmus minor 'Laciniata'

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Ulmus minor
Cultivar 'Laciniata'
Origin Europe

The Field Elm cultivar Ulmus minor 'Laciniata' was listed by Wesmael [1] in Bulletin de la Fédération des sociétés d'horticulture de Belgique 1862: 390 1863 as Ulmus campestris var. nuda subvar. microphylla laciniata Hort. Vilv..

Description[edit]

The tree was described as having laciniate leaves 3–5 cm long.[1]

Cultivation[edit]

No specimens are known to survive; a specimen at the Ryston Hall [2], Norfolk, arboretum, obtained from the Léon Chenault nursery in Orléans before 1914,[2] was killed by the earlier strain of Dutch elm disease prevalent in the 1930s.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Green, Peter Shaw (1964). "Registration of cultivar names in Ulmus". Arnoldia. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University. 24 (6–8): 41–80. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Ryston Hall Arboretum catalogue. c. 1920. pp. 13–14.