LOMBARDY POPLAR (Populus nigra cv. ‘Italica’), a variant of the Black Poplar. Used as an ornamental tree for its narrow form and rapid growth. Diamond-shaped leaves, characteristic of all the races of Black Poplar.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Trees and shrubs of the Mediterranean by Helge Vedel, translated from the Danish by Aubrey Rush (Penguin Guides, 1978), p47