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:

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
Wikipedia: Acer
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Acer
Kew Herbarium catalogue: 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 January 2023

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