Populus

R. D. Meikle, Flora of Cyprus 2. 1985T. C. Tsintides, G. N. Hadjikyriakou & C. S. Christodoulou, Trees and shrubs in Cyprus. 2002
but modified
1Leaves deltoid-ovate or rhomboid-ovate, glabrous or glabrescent, margins shortly serrate-dentate or subentire; petiole strongly compressed laterally; crown of adult trees (in Cyprus) columnar and narrow
1'Leaves palmate-lobed or sinuate-lobulate, at first densely white-tomentose, and often remaining so on the undersurface; petioles not strongly compressed laterally; crown of adult trees globose, broadening with age