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Published In: Prodromus Florae Nepalensis 249. 1825. (Prodr. Fl. Nepal.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Flower/Fruit: Fl.Per.: March-April.
Type: Type: Described from Kashmir. Wallich 1225, p.p. (Syntypes, K,G,W,PH)
Distribution: Distribution: Kashmir to Nepal from 2200 to 3500 m altitude.
Comment/Acknowledgements: This species has been reported from Keran, Neelam vy. in Kashmir by R.R. Stewart, l.c.
Photo: Acer acuminatum Wall. ex D. Don (Photo)

 

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Small to moderate sized deciduous tree. Twigs glabrous. Leaves 5-12 cm across, 3-5-lobed, (basal lobes small or absent), lobes caudate-acuminate, acumen c. 1 cm long; margins sharply serrate, glabrescent except bearded in the axils beneath; base subcordate-truncate. Petiole 5-10 cm long, slender, pubescent, often reddish. Inflorescence racemose, glabrous, the perfect or pistillate terminal on leafy shoots, the staminate on leafless lateral shoots. Flowers 4-merous, 5 mm across, greenish. Sepals 4, oblong, 3-4 mm long. Petals 4, ovate, shorter than sepals. Stamens 4-6, inserted outside the disc. Ovary glabrous; style long, connate halfway. Samaras glabrous, 2-3 cm long, divergent to erect, often reddish when young; nutlets rugose.
 
 
 
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