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

Zimbabwe: 4 cultivated taxa.

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buergerianum Miq.Image
griseum (Franch.) Pax
negundo L.
palmatum Thunb.

Other sources of information about Acer:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Acer
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Acer
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Acer
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Acer
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Acer
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Acer
JSTOR Plant Science: Acer
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Acer
Plants of the World Online: Acer
Tropicos: Acer
Wikipedia: Acer

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Acer.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1597, retrieved 29 November 2023

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