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Useful Temperate Plants

Fraxinus sogdiana

Bunge

Oleaceae


This name is not universally accepted. It is treated as being not distinct from Fraxinus angustifolia in Wallander, E. (2008). Systematics of Fraxinus (Oleaceae) and evolution of Dioecy. Plant Systematics and Evolution 273: 25-49.

+ Synonyms

Fraxinus oxycarpa sogdiana (Bunge) Wenz.

Fraxinus potamophila Herder

Fraxinus turkestanica Carrière

Fraxinus regelii Dippel

Common Name:

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General Information

Fraxinus sogdiana is a deciduous tree usually growing from 10 - 20 metres tall[
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The tree is utilized from the wild for its wood.
Fraxinus sogdiana has a widespread distribution, though it faces a number of threats including harvesting for timber and changes in water regimes in Central Asia. It is also susceptible to ash dieback fungus Hymenoscyphus fraxineus. However, given the extent of the range of this species and lack of evidence of global population decline, the plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2018)[
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

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Title
Flora of China
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Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
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Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.

Range

C. Asia - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and western China (Xinjiang)

Habitat

Along rivers and in open deciduous forests; at elevations up to 500 metres[
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Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitDeciduous Tree
Height15.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details


The plant experiences seasonal inundation of the soil in its natural habitat[
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Flora of the USSR.
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Author
Komarov. V. L.
Website
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Publisher
Israel Program for Scientific Translation
Year
1968
ISBN
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Description
An immense (25 or more large volumes) and not yet completed translation of the Russian flora. Full of information on plant uses and habitats but heavy going for casual readers. It can be downloaded from the Internet.
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Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Agroforestry Uses:

Fraxinus species in general are gross feeders with an extensive, fibrous root system, which makes transplanting easy, but means that other species will often not grow well if planted nearby, especially if they are shallow rooted[
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The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
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Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
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Other Uses

The timber is utilized[
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Title
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ISBN
 
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Propagation

Seed -
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