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: 16 taxa.

Acer campestre

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

SpeciesSpecies codeContent
campestre L.Description, Image
cappadocicum Gled.
heldreichii Orph. ex Boiss.
japonicum Thunb.
macrophyllum Pursh
monspessulanum L.
negundo L.
palmatum Thunb.
platanoides L.Description, Image
pseudoplatanus L.Description, Image
rubrum L.
rufinerve Siebold & Zucc.
saccharinum L.
saccharum Marshall
tataricum L.
truncatum Bunge

Other sources of information about Acer:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): 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: Genus page: Acer.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=574, retrieved 13 April 2024

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