Acer caesium subsp. giraldii

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Acer caesium subsp. giraldii (Pax) A.E.Murray

Aceraceae

Life form: tree

 

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves: decidious

Shape: ovate

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: schizocarp

150B / c3d238 

Inflorescence: umbel

Petals: not specified
Habit: erect

Canopy: rounded to broadly spreading

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Rutanae
Ordo:
Sapindales

Acer caesium subsp. giraldii is a tree.

Naming

Taxonomy

Acer caesium subsp. giraldii is a subspecies in the genus Acer which contains approximately 230 to 296 species and belongs to the family of the Aceraceae (Maple Family). The type species of the genus is Acer pseudoplatanus.

Characteristics

Growth

The trees have a rounded to broadly spreading canopy and reach heights of 12 to 15 metres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Acer caesium subsp. giraldii is deciduous. The green, simple leaves are opposite. They are ovate, petiolate and have palmate venation.

Flowers and Fruits

Acer caesium subsp. giraldii produces umbels of erect, light-green five-stellate flowers.

The trees produce schizocarps.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The trees prefer sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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