Acer L.
  • Sp. Pl. : 1054 (1753)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2022): Acer L. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000000188. Accessed on: 26 Sep 2022'

General Information

Trees or shrubs. Leaves mostly simple and palmately lobed or at least palmately veined, in a few species pinnately veined and entire or toothed, or pinnately or palmately 3-5-foliolate. Inflorescence corymbiform or umbelliform, sometimes racemose or large paniculate. Sepals (4 or)5, rarely 6. Petals (4 or)5, rarely 6, seldom absent. Stamens (4 or 5 or)8(or 10 or 12); filaments distinct. Carpels 2; ovules (1 or)2 per locule. Fruit a winged schizocarp, commonly a double samara, usually 1-seeded; embryo oily or starchy, radicle elongate, cotyledons 2, green, flat or plicate; endosperm absent. 2n = 26.

  • Provided by: [A].Flora of China @ efloras.org
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    Included Species

     Information From

    Flora of China @ efloras.org
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Sapindaceae
    http://worldfloraonline.org/organisation/Sapindaceae
    Sapindaceae. World Flora Online Data. 2022.
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online Consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).