Populus nigra- Spain

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Date of Issue:-18/02/2008
Denomination:-€2.44

The Monumental Trees series is this year devoted to the black poplar of Horcajuelo (Alamo negro de Horcajuelo) depicted in the stamp.
The black poplar, or Populus nigra, belongs to the family of the Salicaceae native to Europe, southwest and central Asia, and northwest Africa. It grows throughout the Iberian Peninsula and it’s the fastest growing species. It is a deciduous tree with an open crown growing to more than 30 m tall.

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