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Taxon: Acer pseudoplatanus L.

 
Genus: Acer
Section: Acer
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
Tribe: Acereae
Nomen number: 1211
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1054. 1753
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/359075
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 10 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • false planetree  (Source: F NE US) - English
  • great maple  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Scottish maple  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • sycamore  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • sycamore maple  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • érable sycomore  (Source: Maples) - French
  • Bergahorn  (Source: Maples) - German
  • acero montano  (Source: Mult Glossary Trees) - Italian
  • tysklönn  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • klen ložnoplatanovyj  (Source: F Baltic) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; revegetator; shade/shelter
  • Materials:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Germany (n.), Netherlands

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Nova Scotia, New Brunswick]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [British Columbia]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Washington]

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


References:

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  3. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  4. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  5. Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. 1999. Illustrated flora of British Columbia.
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  7. Gelderen, D. M. van et al. 1994. Maples of the world 178-180.
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2
  9. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  10. Hein, S. et al. 2009. A review of growth and stand dynamics of Acer pseudoplatanus L. in Europe: implications for silviculture. Forestry 82:361-385.
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  12. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  13. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
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  16. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  17. Krabel, D. & H. Wolf. 2013. Sycamore maple (Acer pseudoplatanus L.). MAFE 25:373-402. Note: a tetraploid species, several uses and also considered an invasive in some parts of Europe
  18. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
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  34. Voss, E. 1972-. Michigan flora.
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  38. North European and Baltic network on invasive species (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Acer pseudoplatanus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=1211. Accessed 20 September 2019.