Acer

Genus in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 4 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Acer (rights holder: Steven J. Baskauf) © Steven J. Baskauf

Maples

The genus Acer (maples) includes approximately 125 species of trees and shrubs distributed through Asia, North America, Europe, and Northern Africa (van Geldren et al. 2010). The genus is characterized by opposite, palmately lobed leaves, and a distinctive fruit, a samara, formed of pair of nutlets with stiff, fibrous papery wings that aid in wind dispersal. Children have long referred to samaras... Text © Jacqueline Courteau

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Sapindaceae
Species
Taxonomic Completion
1.83%
3 of 164 accepted Species.
Global Pollen Project UUID
b7f9a2e9-0a2e-4969-8b1c-6b93f1a92529
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility