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Acer  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 28727

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Negundo Boehm.
 
    Rulac Adans.
 
    Saccharodendron (Raf.) Nieuwl.
 
    Argentacer Small
 
    Rufacer Small
 
  Common Name(s): maples [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderRosanae   
                         OrderSapindales   
                            FamilySapindaceae  – soapberries  
                               GenusAcer L. – maples  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesAcer buergerianum Miq. – trident maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer campestre L. – field maple, hedge maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer circinatum Pursh – vine maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer cissifolium (Siebold & Zucc.) K. Koch – ivyleaf maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer diabolicum Blume ex K. Koch  
                                  SpeciesAcer floridanum (Chapm.) Pax – Florida maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer X freemanii E. Murray – Freeman's maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer ginnala Maxim. – Amur maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer glabrum Torr. – California mountain maple, Douglas' maple, dwarf maple, mountain maple, New Mexico maple, Sierra maple, Rocky Mountain maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer grandidentatum Nutt. – sugar maple, canyon maple, Uvalde big-tooth maple, bigtooth maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer griseum (Franch.) Pax – paperbark maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer japonicum Thunb. – Amur maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer leucoderme Small – white-bark maple, chalk maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer macrophyllum Pursh – bigleaf maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer negundo L. – ashleaf maple, boxelder, boxelder maple, California boxelder, Manitoba maple, western boxelder, box elder, three-leaf maple, ash-leaf maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer nigrum F. Michx. – sugar maple, black sugar maple, hard maple, rock maple, érable noir, black maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer opalus Mill.  
                                  SpeciesAcer palmatum Thunb. – Japanese maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer pensylvanicum L. – moosewood, striped maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer platanoides L. – Norway maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer pseudoplatanus L. – sycamore, sycamore maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer rubrum L. – red maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer saccharinum L. – silver maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer saccharum Marsh. – sugar maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer X senecaense Slavin – Seneca maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer spicatum Lam. – moose maple, mountain maple 
                                  SpeciesAcer tataricum L. – Tatarian maple 
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Pedro Acevedo   
  Notes: Research Botanist and Curator, National Herbarium, Smithsonian Institution, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC, USA 20560-0166   
  Reference for: Acer    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Acer   
       
  Source: Sapindaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Acer   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Acer   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Acer   
       
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