Maples of Europa & W. Asia ................. for Japanese

Common Name Botanical Name Charactor Distribution Pict. No

Norway maple Acer platanoides well-known All over Europe
Caucasus
301

-

Acer platanoides
ssp. turkestanicum

blades thick textured

N.E.Afghanistan
Turkestan, Tien-shan

302
Great maple
Sycamore maple
Acer pseudoplatanus well-known Central & southern
Europa, West Asia
303
Field maple
Common maple
Acer campestre well-known Europe, Northern Africa
Southwestern Asia
304
Heldreich's maple
Balkan maple
Greek maple
Acer heldreichii
ssp. heldreichii
5 lobed
deeply lobed
Yugoslavia, Greece
Albania, Bulgaria
305
Red-bud maple
Kaukasus-Ahorn
Acer heldreichii
ssp. trautvetteri
like pink cherry
when bloom
Northeastern Turkey
Caucasus
306
Velvet maple
Samt-Ahorn
Acer velutinum 25mtall, leaf huge
turn yellow
roadside trees
in Russia
Caucasus
N. Iran
307

Balkan-Ahorn

Acer hyrcanum
ssp. hyrcanum

5 lobed, leathery
leaflobe rounded
petioles long

Croatia, Serbia
Bosnia, Yugoslavia
Turkey, Iran, Lebanon

308

Montpellier Maple
Erable de Montpellier

Acer monspessulanum

leathery leaves
semi-evergreen or
deciduous, 3 lobed
obtuse, turn yellow

the Mediterranean area
S. Europe, W. Asia
N. Africa

309
-
Acer monspessulanum
ssp. ibericum
7cm long, 9cm wide
3lobed, coriaceous
Caucasus, NE Turkey
Northern & Northeastern Iran

-

Acer obtusifolium
(A. syriacum)

evergreen, leathery
ovate to 3 lobed and
obovate

E.Turkey, Syria, Lebanon
Creta, Palestine, Cyprus

311

Italian maple
Erable printanier

Acer opalus
(A. italum)

éRor éTlobed, obtuse
lobes short
obtusely toothed

Corsica, Italy, Morocco
Caucasus, Algeria, Spain
Switzerland, France

312

Bosnian maple

Acer opalus
ssp. obtusatum

shorter obtuse
lobes

Hungary, Croatia
Serbia, Slovenia
southern Italy

313

Cretan maple

Acer sempervirens
Acer creticum

unlobed or
3lobed

Eastern part of the
Mediterranean area

314

Cappadocian maple
Kolchischer Ahorn

Acer cappadocicum
ssp. cappadocicum

like A. mono
milky sap

for park and garden

Northren Turkey
Caucasus, Iran

315

Divergent maple

Acer cappadocicum
ssp. divergens

small leaves, variable
in both size and shape

Anatolia, Transcaucasia

316

Lobel maple
Italian maple

Acer cappadocicum
ssp. lobelii

columnar tree
bluish flower

the Gulf of Naples
Calabria

317

-

Acer pentapomicum

from Five Rivers
3 lobed, thick

N.W.Himarayas
Kashmir, Afghanistan

Turkestan

318

Tatarian maple

Acer tataricum

red wings during
July

Austria, Hungary
Selvia, Romania
Caucasus,Turkey

319

Above-mentioned species are based on the document " Maples of the world " by D.M.van Geideren & others, Timber Press. In this list, ssp. means subspecies which is subordinate to species. These are explained in the term of "Related items on Maples".

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