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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:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 10 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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; 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 [New Brunswick, Nova Scotia]
    • 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:

  1. North European and Baltic network on invasive species (on-line resource). (NOBANIS)
  2. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource) (Mid Atl Invasive Pl)
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  4. Blamey, M. & C. Grey-Wilson The illustrated flora of Britain and Northern Europe. (IllF Brit)
  5. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  6. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  7. Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. Illustrated flora of British Columbia. (IllF Brit Col)
  8. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  9. Gelderen, D. M. van et al. Maples of the world. 1994 (Maples) 178-180.
  10. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  11. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  12. Hinds, H. R. Flora of New Brunswick, ed. 2. (F New Brunswick)
  13. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  14. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  15. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  16. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees. (Mult Glossary Trees)
  17. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  18. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  19. Laasimer, L. et al., eds. Flora of the Baltic countries; compendium of vascular plants. (F Baltic)
  20. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
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  23. Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
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  25. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  26. Murray, A. E. A monograph of the Aceraceae. Ph.D. diss., Pennsylvania State Univ. 1970 (Monog Acer)
  27. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
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  29. Rhoads, A. F. & T. A. Block The plants of Pennsylvannia. An illustrated manual. 2000 (F Penn)
  30. Roy, B. et al. Common weeds of New Zealand. (Weeds NZeal)
  31. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
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  33. University of Washington Herbarium Washington flora checklist (on-line resource). (L Wash Online)
  34. Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  35. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  36. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=1211. Accessed 16 November 2018.