4720.000 Acer L. - Maples

Description of the genus

Trees or shrubs. Latex sometimes milky. Leaves usually palmately lobed (pinnate in A. negundo) with long petioles. Flowers greenish or yellowish. Samaras winged on one side only.

Worldwide: 111 species in N temperate regions and on tropical mountains

Britain: 3 cultivated taxa.

No image of a cultivated species but there is an image of a native or naturalised species

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

campestre L.Description, Image
platanoides L.Description, Image
pseudoplatanus L.Description, Image

Other sources of information about Acer:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Acer
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Acer
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Acer
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Acer
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Acer

Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-24

Hyde, M.A. (2024). UK Flora: Cultivated plants: genus page: Acer.
https://www.ukflora.info/cult/genus.php?genus_id=574, retrieved 13 April 2024

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