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Aceraceae Habit and leaf form. Trees and shrubs; leptocaul. Leaves deciduous; opposite; flat; petiolate; simple, or compound; when compound, ternate (e.g. Acer griseum), or pinnate (e.g. Dipteronia, Acer negundo). Lamina when simple, dissected, or entire; when dissected, pinnatifid, or palmatifid; pinnately veined, or palmately veined. Leaves exstipulate. Lamina margins entire, or crenate, or serrate, or dentate. Vegetative buds scaly (mostly), or not scaly (Acer negundo and relatives). Vernation plicate. Domatia occurring in the family (in many species of Acer); manifested as pits, or pockets, or hair tufts. General anatomy. Plants with laticifers, or without laticifers. The laticifers when present, in stems, or in leaves and in stems (there being elongated secretory cells or cell series in the axial and leaf phloem, occasionally also in the mesophyll, these sometimes but not always containing detectable latex). Leaf anatomy. Abaxial epidermis papillose, or not papillose. Mucilaginous epidermis often present. Stomata mainly confined to one surface; anomocytic. Hairs present; eglandular and glandular; unicellular and multicellular. Unicellular hairs branched and unbranched. Adaxial hypodermis absent. The mesophyll containing calcium oxalate crystals. The mesophyll crystals druses. Main veins vertically transcurrent. Minor leaf veins without phloem transfer cells (Acer). Stem anatomy. Stems with solid internodes. Cork cambium present; initially deep-seated, or superficial (usually). Nodes tri-lacunar. Primary vascular tissue in a cylinder, without separate bundles; centrifugal. Cortical bundles absent. Medullary bundles absent. Internal phloem absent. Secondary thickening developing from a conventional cambial ring. The secondary phloem stratified into hard (fibrous) and soft (parenchymatous) zones, or not stratified. ‘Included’ phloem absent. Xylem with fibre tracheids, or without fibre tracheids; with libriform fibres, or without libriform fibres; with vessels. Vessel end-walls horizontal to oblique; simple. Vessels without vestured pits. Primary medullary rays wide (occasionally), or narrow. Wood ring porous; not storied; parenchyma paratracheal. Sieve-tube plastids S-type. Reproductive type, pollination. Plants andromonoecious, or dioecious, or androdioecious. Gynoecium of male flowers vestigial, or absent. Pollination entomophilous. Inflorescence, floral, fruit and seed morphology. Flowers aggregated in ‘inflorescences’; in fascicles, in racemes, and in corymbs. The terminal inflorescence unit racemose. Inflorescences terminal, or axillary; racemose, corymbose or fasciculate. Flowers regular; 4 merous, or 5 merous; cyclic. Floral receptacle with neither androphore nor gynophore. Free hypanthium absent. Hypogynous disk present, or absent (rarely); of separate members, or annular (annular or lobed, or reduced to teeth, rarely absent). Perianth with distinct calyx and corolla, or sepaline (rarely, the corolla missing); 4–5, or 8–10(–16); 1 whorled, or 2 whorled; isomerous. Calyx 4, or 5(–8); 1 whorled; polysepalous, or gamosepalous. Calyx lobes when gamosepalous, markedly longer than the tube. Degree of gamosepaly (maximum length joined/total calyx length) 0–0.25. Calyx regular; not persistent; imbricate. Corolla when present, 4, or 5, or 8–10 (rarely); 1 whorled; (when present, as is usual) polypetalous; imbricate; green to white; plain. Petals shortly clawed. Androecium (4–)8(–12) (commonly with the two median members suppressed). Androecial members free of the perianth, or adnate (to the corolla); all equal; free of one another; 1 whorled (by suppression of the inner whorl), or 2 whorled. Androecium of male flowers exclusively of fertile stamens. Stamens (4–)8(–10); isomerous with the perianth, or diplostemonous, or triplostemonous. Anthers dorsifixed (slightly), or basifixed; versatile, or non-versatile; dehiscing via longitudinal slits; introrse; tetrasporangiate. Endothecium developing fibrous thickenings. Anther epidermis persistent. Microsporogenesis simultaneous. The initial microspore tetrads tetrahedral, or isobilateral. Anther wall initially with one middle layer, or initially with more than one middle layer. Tapetum glandular. Pollen monosiphonous; shed as single grains. Pollen grains aperturate; mostly 3 aperturate; porate, or colporate; 2-celled. Gynoecium (in female flowers) 2 carpelled. The pistil 2 celled. Gynoecium syncarpous; synovarious to synstylovarious; superior (usually compressed laterally, at right angles to the septum). Ovary 2 locular. Gynoecium median. Ovary sessile. Styles 2; apical. Stigmas 2; dry type; papillate, or non-papillate; Group II type. Placentation axile. Ovules 2 per locule; pendulous; when not orthotropous, apotropous (Engler); with dorsal raphe; collateral, or superposed; non-arillate; orthotropous to anatropous; bitegmic; crassinucellate. Outer integument not contributing to the micropyle. Endothelium not differentiated. Embryo-sac development Polygonum-type. Antipodal cells formed; 3; not proliferating; ephemeral. Synergids at least sometimes hooked. Endosperm formation nuclear. Fruit non-fleshy; a schizocarp. Mericarps 2; samaroid (each conspicuously one-winged, from one side only in Acer, all round in Dipteronia). Dispersal unit the mericarp. Dispersal by wind. Seeds non-endospermic. Embryo well differentiated. Cotyledons 2 (flat or plicate); irregularly folded, or rolled. Embryo chlorophyllous (1/8); curved. The radicle lateral. Polyembryony recorded (in one species). Seedling. Germination phanerocotylar, or cryptocotylar (rarely). Primary root persistent. Physiology, biochemistry. Flavonols present; kaempferol and quercetin, or kaempferol, quercetin, and myricetin. Sugars transported as sucrose, or as oligosaccharides + sucrose, or as sugar alcohols + oligosaccharides + sucrose (but sucrose always predominating). C3. C3 physiology recorded directly in Acer. Geography, cytology. Temperate. North temperate, and tropical mountains. X = 13. Taxonomy. Subclass Dicotyledonae; Crassinucelli. Dahlgren’s Superorder Rutiflorae; Sapindales. Cronquist’s Subclass Rosidae; Sapindales. APG (1998) Eudicot; core Eudicot; Rosid; Eurosid II; Sapindales (as a synonym of Sapindaceae). Species about 200. Genera 2; Acer (including Negundo), Dipteronia. Economic uses, etc. Commercial sources of maple sugar, timbers and numerous ornamentals notable for coloured autumn foliage.

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Acer buergerianum d.w.

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Acer campestre d.w.

Acer campestre d.w. prov. UK

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Acer campestre wings

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Acer circinatum d.w.

Acer circinatum wings

Acer coriaceifolium d.w.

Acer davidii d.w.

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Acer diabolicum

Acer elegantulum d.w.

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Acer glabrum d.w.

Acer grandidentatum d.w.

Acer griseum d.w.

Acer grosseri d.w.

Acer henryi d.w.

Acer japonicum d.w.

Acer longipes d.w.

Acer macrophyllum d.w.

Acer mandschuricum d.w.

Acer maximowiczianum d.w.

Acer mono d.w.

Acer monspessulanum d.w.

Acer negundo d.w.

Acer oblongum

Acer oliverianum d.w.

Acer opalus

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Acer palmatum

Acer palmatum Atropurpureum d.w. dry seed

Acer palmatum Beni Otake

Acer palmatum large seed d.w.

Acer palmatum large seed prov. USA

Acer palmatum mixed varieties and cultivars

Acer palmatum Osakazuki

Acer palmatum small seed d.w.

Acer palmatum small seed d.w. prov. USA

Acer palmatum stratified seed

Acer palmatum v dissectum Atropurpureum Group d.w.

Acer palmatum v dissectum d.w.

Acer palmatum v dissectum Dissectum Viride Group d

Acer palmatum v matsumurae

Acer palmatum Waterfall

Acer pectinatum ssp maximowiczii

Acer pensylvanicum d.w.

Acer pentaphyllum

Acer pictum dewinged

Acer platanoides d.w.

Acer platanoides prov. UK

Acer platanoides stratified seed

Acer pseudoplatanus Atropurpureus wings

Acer pseudoplatanus d.w.

Acer pseudoplatanus stratified seed

Acer pseudoplatanus wings

Acer pseudosieboldianum d.w.

Acer rubrum d.w.

Acer rubrum northern prov. d.w.

Acer rubrum northern prov. wings

Acer rubrum Upright ww

Acer rufinerve d.w.

Acer saccharinum ww

Acer saccharum northern prov. d.w.

Acer saccharum northern prov. w.w.

Acer saccharum southern prov. d.w.

Acer saccharum ssp leucoderme

Acer saccharum ssp nigrum

Acer shirasawanum d.w.

Acer shirasawanum Palmatifolium

Acer sieboldianum Sode-no-uchi

Acer sinense

Acer spicatum d.w.

Acer stachyophyllum

Acer tataricum d.w.

Acer tataricum ssp ginnala d.w.

Acer tataricum ssp ginnala Flame d.w.

Acer tataricum ssp semenovii

Acer tegmentosum d.w.

Acer triflorum d.w.

Acer truncatum d.w.

Acer truncatum southern prov. d.w.

Dipteronia sinensis

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