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Tilia americana var. heterophylla (Vent.) Loudon

White basswood

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderMalvalesIncludes cacao, balsa, lime, linden, basswood, daphnes, hibiscus, hollyhocks, okra, baobab, cotton, kapok, and many others
FamilyMalvaceaeIncludes okra, jute, cacao, hibiscus, many others
GenusTiliaAny tree of the linden genus Tilia. Probably a borrowing from a Mediterranean substrate, found also in Ancient Greek πτελέα (pteléa, “elm”) and Old Armenian թեղի (tʿełi).
var.heterophyllaMeans that the leaves are different on the same plant

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Tilia heterophylla Vent.

Tilia americana subsp. heterophylla (Vent.) A.E.Murray


Tilia americana var. heterophylla description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Tilia americana (white basswood)

7/29/2023 · By Jacquelyn Boyt


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