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Acer paxii





Origin:  China.
Family
Sapindaceae (Aceraceae)
Genus
Acer
Species
paxii
Category
Woody
Type
Tree (deciduous)
Height
15 m
Photographs
Description and Growing Information
Flowering Period
March
General Description
This species has been placed on the IUCN Red List as least concern and listed as vulnerable on the Chinese Species Red List (2004).
Habitat
Alpine forests as an altitude of 1,500-2,500 m.
Bark/Stem Description
Brown bark and thin glabrous branchlets.
Flower/Leaf Bud Description
Ellipsoid with brown scales.
Leaf Description
Ovate, obovate or suborbicular, thick, 3 primary veins with a rounded or cuneate base, 5-11 x 2-6 cm.
Flower Description
White 5-petaled flowers.
Fruit Description
Greenish-yellow fruit, convex winged nutlets. 8 x 6 mm, produced in August.
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