Narrowly conical tree with habit like the Lombardy Poplar, inclined to sucker. Leaves more deeply lobed and often larger than those of the species. Trees observed in Victoria are male.
Origin uncertain but cultivated in Europe by the 1870s. [P. bolleana Carrière, 'Bolleana']
Specimens ACT: (corner Brisbane and Wentworth Avenues). Vic: Carlton (Solly Ave); Melbourne (Kings Domain, several adjacent to Domain Rd.); Terang; Ballarat (Avenue of Honour); Toorak (Albany Rd, private res.). Tas: Launceston (Arbour Park, Tamar Highway, Inveresk, an avenue).