Acer elegantulum

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Acer elegantulum W.P.Fang & P.L.Chiu

Aceraceae

Life form: tree

 

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: not specified

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: schizocarp

 

Inflorescence: not specified

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

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

Acer elegantulum is a tree.

Naming

Acer elegantulum was described by Wen Pei Fang and Pao Ling Chiu in 1979. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Acer elegantulum is a species 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

Acer elegantulum - leaves

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Acer elegantulum is deciduous. The leaves are opposite. They are petiolate and have palmate venation.

Flowers and Fruits

Acer elegantulum produces 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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