Acer glabrum var. neomexicanum

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Acer glabrum var. neomexicanum (Greene) Kearney & Peebles

Aceraceae

Life form: tree

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade  

Moisture: moderately moist bis Moisture: moist

Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: schizocarp

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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 glabrum var. neomexicanum is a tree.

Naming

Acer glabrum var. neomexicanum was already described and the name validly published by Edward Lee Greene. It was Thomas Henry Kearney and Robert Hibbs Peebles, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1939.

Taxonomy

Acer glabrum var. neomexicanum is a variety 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 reach heights of 3,5 to 10 metres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Acer glabrum var. neomexicanum is deciduous. The simple leaves are opposite. They are petiolate and have palmate venation.

Flowers and Fruits

Acer glabrum var. neomexicanum produces yellow five-stellate flowers.

The trees produce schizocarps.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The trees prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on fresh to moist soil. The substrate should be 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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