Acer cappadocicum subsp. lobelii

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Acer cappadocicum subsp. lobelii (Ten.) A.E.Murray

Aceraceae

Life form: tree

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Soil: sandy loam - Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: opposite
Leaves: decidious

Shape: palmately lobed

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: schizocarp

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Inflorescence: umbel

Petals: not specified
Habit: erect

Canopy: narrowly columnar

Taxonomy

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

Acer cappadocicum subsp. lobelii is a tree.

Naming

Acer cappadocicum subsp. lobelii was already described and the name validly published by Michele Tenore. It was Albert Edward Murray, however, who reclassified it into todays valid botanical systematics in 1982.

Taxonomy

Acer cappadocicum subsp. lobelii 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 narrowly columnar canopy and reach heights of 18 to 20 metres.

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Acer cappadocicum subsp. lobelii is deciduous. The green, simple leaves are opposite. They are palmately lobed, petiolate and have palmate venation.

Flowers and Fruits

Acer cappadocicum subsp. lobelii produces umbels of erect five-stellate flowers in May.

The trees produce schizocarps.

Root System

Distribution

Cultivation

The trees prefer sandy-loamy or gritty-loamy soil. The trees tolerate temperatures down to -23°C (USDA zone 6).

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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