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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to Tropical Mountains.
Acer saccharinum female flowers

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Borneo, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Cambodia, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Finland, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hainan, Honduras, Hungary, Idaho, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Labrador, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesser Sunda Is., Louisiana, Maine, Malaya, Manchuria, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Montana, Morocco, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Utah, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina South, Bolivia, Buryatiya, Canary Is., Ecuador, Ireland, Madeira, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Sweden, West Siberia

Acer L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
H., J.D. [s.n.], Sikkim K000640930
Griffith [928/1], Burma K000640931
H., J.D. [s.n], Sikkim K000640929

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1054 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Science Photographs
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