Taxon profile


Acer L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Sapindales »  family Sapindaceae »  subfamily Hippocastanoideae


Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Aceria platanoidea (Nalepa, 1922), Aceria pseudoplatani (Corti, 1905), Aceria vermicularis (Nalepa, 1902), Aculops aceris (Nalepa, 1894), Aculops acericola (Nalepa, 1894), ...

consumer: Trypodendron domesticum (Linnaeus, 1758), Colotois pennaria (Linnaeus, 1761) - Feathered Thorn, Pselactus spadix spadix (Herbst, 1795), Rhyncolus reflexus Boheman, 1838, Rhyncolus punctatulus Boheman, 1838, ...

Included taxa

Number of records: 36

section Acer sect. Arguta Rehder
section Acer sect. Ginnala Nakai
section Acer sect. Glabra Pax
section Acer sect. Hyptiocarpa W. P. Fang
section Acer sect. Indivisa Pax
section Acer sect. Negundo (Boehmer) Maxim.
section Acer sect. Oblonga (Hu & W. C. Cheng) Delendick
section Acer sect. Palmata Pax
section Acer sect. Parviflora Koidz.
section Acer sect. Pentaphylla Hu & W. C. Cheng
section Acer sect. Pubescentia (Pojarkova) Ogata
section Acer sect. Rubra Pax
section Acer sect. Spicata Pax

Unplaced taxa

species Acer binzayedii Vargas-Rodriguez
species Acer ginnala Maxim. - Amur Maple

Acer ginnala

species Acer ibericum M. Bieb.
species Acer obtusatum Willd.
species Acer sosnowskyi Doluch.
species Acer undulatum Pojark. inc.sed.

Fossil taxa

section Acer sect. Alaskana Wolfe & Tanai
section Acer sect. Douglasa Wolfe & Tanai
section Acer sect. Republica Wolfe & Tanai
section Acer sect. Rousea Wolfe & Tanai
section Acer sect. Stewarta Wolfe & Tanai
section Acer sect. Torada Wolfe & Tanai
species Acer angustilobum Heer
Tertiary: Rupelian
species Acer integerrimum (Viviani) Massalongo
species Acer integrilobum Weber
Tertiary: Rupelian
species Acer palaeosaccharinum Stur
Tertiary: Rupelian
species Acer tricuspidatum Bronn emend. Walther
Tertiary: Oligocene – Miocene

Acer tricuspidatum

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Acer L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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Taxa (not confirmed) - 7


inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon

extinct taxon