Ulmus ×hollandica Mill.

Gard. Dict. no., edn 8, 5 (1768) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Large spreading tree to 40 m tall; suckers present, often forming thickets. Leaves usually broadly ovate, 6–15 cm long; upper surface glossy green, smooth to scabrous, glabrescent; apex acuminate; base oblique, cuneate; margins double-serrate; veins 10–18; petiole 6–20 mm long; stipules linear or lanceolate, 5–10 mm long. Fruit a flat, orbicular samara, 10–20 mm wide, broadly winged. Flowers winter–spring.

*GipP, *HNF, *VVP. Native to Europe, widely planted, naturalised in Victoria, populations often consisting of suckers from nearby planted parent trees.

Thought to be a hybrid between Ulmus glabra Hudson and Ulmus minor Miller.  

Created by: Andre Messina, 2015-02-23
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Rosanae
order Rosales
family Ulmaceae
genus Ulmus
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Ulmus ×hollandica in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Ulmus ×hollandica in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Victorian Volcanic Plain present naturalised
Gippsland Plain present naturalised
Highlands-Northern Fall present naturalised