Liquidambar formosana Hance

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Liquidambar formosana

Photo: Mark Hyde
Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Liquidambar formosana

Photo: Mark Hyde
Cambridge University Botanic Garden

Liquidambar formosana

Photo: Mark Hyde
Cambridge University Botanic Garden

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Synonyms:
Common names: Chinese sweetgum (English) Formosan sweetgum (English)
Description: Differs from Liquidambar styraciflua in the leaves having 3(-5) lobes compared with 5(-7) in L. styraciflua.
Notes: Rarely cultivated in Zimbabwe.
Derivation of specific name: formosana from Taiwan, formerly Formosa.
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Worldwide distribution: Korea, China and Vietnam.
Growth form(s): Tree.
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Liquidambar formosana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Liquidambar formosana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Liquidambar formosana
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Liquidambar formosana
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iNaturalist: Liquidambar formosana
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Liquidambar formosana
JSTOR Plant Science: Liquidambar formosana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Liquidambar formosana
Plants of the World Online: Liquidambar formosana
Tropicos: Liquidambar formosana
Wikipedia: Liquidambar formosana


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Liquidambar formosana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=170050, retrieved 16 June 2024

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