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Taxon: Acer platanoides L.

Genus: Acer section: Platanoidea
Family: Sapindaceae subfamily: Hippocastanoideae tribe: Acereae. Also placed in: Aceraceae
Nomen number: 1209
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1055. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 06-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
MA*, NH*, VT*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • Norway maple   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • érable plane   (Source: Maples ) – French
  • Spitzahorn   (Source: Maples ) – German
  • acero riccio   (Source: Mult Glossary Trees ) – Italian
  • klen ostrolistnyj   (Source: F Baltic ) – Transliterated Russian
  • klen platanovidnyj   (Source: F Baltic ) – Transliterated Russian
  • skogslönn   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Maples)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter   (fide Maples)
  • Materials: wood   (timber fide Ency WTimber)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Rep NCEPPC)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran [n.]
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Finland; Norway; Sweden
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czechoslovakia; Germany; Hungary; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Former Yugoslavia; Greece; Italy; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Acer platanoides L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Acer platanoides cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?1209 (20 April 2014)

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