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Noun1.Alnus - aldersAlnus - alders          
hamamelid dicot genus - genus of mostly woody relatively primitive dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
Betulaceae, birch family, family Betulaceae - monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis)
alder tree, alder - north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant
Alnus glutinosa, Alnus vulgaris, common alder, European black alder - medium-sized tree with brown-black bark and woody fruiting catkins; leaves are hairy beneath
Alnus incana, gray alder, grey alder - native to Europe but introduced in America
Alnus maritima, seaside alder - shrub or small tree of southeastern United States having soft light brown wood
Alnus rhombifolia, white alder, mountain alder - tree of western United States
Alnus rubra, Oregon alder, red alder - large tree of Pacific coast of North America having hard red wood much used for furniture
Alnus rugosa, speckled alder - common shrub of Canada and northeastern United States having shoots scattered with rust-colored down
Alnus serrulata, hazel alder, smooth alder - common shrub of the eastern United States with smooth bark
Alnus veridis, green alder - shrub of mountainous areas of Europe
Alnus crispa, Alnus veridis crispa, green alder - North American shrub with light green leaves and winged nuts
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Most seedlings produced in the mine's nursery include endemic species such as Narra, Tuai, Mayapis, Tanguile, yakal, Guijo, Kalantas, Kupang, Agoo, Balete, and Alnus. It also produces exotic trees like Mahogany, Gmelina, and Manguim.
Other trees account for half of the inventory of Baguio's tree cover at around 1.2 million which include alnus, eucalyptus and calliandra trees.
In 2015, the SC issued a temporary restraining order that prohibited SM Baguio fromcutting of 182 pine and alnus trees.
The most commonly studied trees were 8 reports on White or European Ash (Fraxinus Americana and excelsior); 5 reports on Sycamore (Platanus orientalis); 4 reports on Birch (Betula betulaceae), Oak (Quercus robur), and Pinus (Pinus pinaceae); 3 reports on Elam (Ulmus ulmaceae) and Olive (Oleaceae); 2 reports on Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus), Willow (Salicaceae), Mesquite (Prosopis julifera), Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus), and Hazel (Alnus serrulata); and 1 report on Weeping willow (Salix babylonica), Beach (Fagaceae), and Cedar (Cupressus sempervirens).
In addition, most species of Alnus show the capacity of fixing nitrogen due to their symbiotic association with actinomycetes (Bousquet et al., 1992; Maggia & Bousquet, 1994; Soltis et al., 1995; Werner et al, 2014; Li et al., 2015).
The results of this experiment were consistent with Bayat et al., (2015) who used phanerochaete chrysosporium and pleurotus ulmarius to treat alnus subcordata sawdust.