Acer pseudoplatanus L.
  • Sp. Pl.
  • Seiceamóir

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Acer pseudoplatanus L. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 22 Oct 2021'

General Information

"Tall tree with rough-looking, coarsely crenate and 5- lobed lvs, the lobes and teeth never sharply acuminate; fls yellowish-green, numerous in slender drooping panicles 6–15 cm; sep and pet subequal, 4–5 mm; disk extrastaminal; style deeply cleft; mericarps 3–4 cm, somewhat distended over the seed but not reticulate, the wings diverging at an angle of 60–90°; 2n=52. Native of Europe and w. Asia, occasionally escaped from cult. May."

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    Bis 30 m hoher Baum. Blätter 5lappig, unterseits graugrün, Durchmesser über 10 cm. Lappen stumpf oder spitz, aber nie in eine Spitze ausgezogen, unregelmässig gezähnt. Buchten zwischen den Lappen spitz. Blüten gelbgrün, in vielblütigen, risp

  • Provided by: [A].Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz
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    4–5. Wälder, Berghänge, auch oft angepflanzt, kollin-subalpin. CH.

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    Distribution Map

    • Introduced distribution
    Introduced into
    • Europe Northern Europe Ireland


    Nationally Preferred Names


    Other Local Names

    Great mapleEnglishIE
    Crann siceamóirIrishIE
    Acero di monteItalianCH
    Crann sicimírIrishIE
    Crann bánIrishIE
    Erable des montagnesFrenchCH
    Ischi da muntognaRaeto-RomanceCH


    • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
    • 2 Flora Helvetica, Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz. K. Lauber, G. Wagner, A. Gygax, Haupt Verlag, 2018. ISBN-978-3-258-08047-5
    • 3 Sp. Pl.

     Information From

    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz
    Flora Helvetica – Illustrierte Flora der Schweiz, Konrad Lauber, Gerhart Wagner, Andreas Gygax. Haupt Verlag 2018.
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    New York Botanical Garden
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    Irish Vernacular Names
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    Global Tree Search
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • D Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
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