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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Sapindales

Familia: Sapindaceae
Subfamilia: Hippocastanoideae
Tribus: Acereae
Genus: Acer
Sectio: A. sect. Acer
Species: Acer caesium
Name

Acer caesium Wall. ex Brandis, Forest Fl. N.W. India: 3 (1874).
References
Additional references

Gelderen, D.M. van, Jong, P.C.de & Oterdoom, H.J. 1994. Maples of the world. Timber Press, Portland, Or., 458 pp. ISBN 0-88192-000-2. Reference page.
Govaerts, R.H.A. 1995. World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2). 483, 529 pp. MIM, Deurne. ISBN 90-341-0852-X (issue 1) ISBN 90-341-0853-8 (issue 2). Reference page.
Hsu, T.Z., Chen, Y.S., Jong, P.C.de, Oterdoom, H.J. & Chang, C.S. 2008. Acer. Pp. 537 in Wu, Zh.Y. , Raven, P.H. & Hong, D.Y. (eds.), Flora of China. Volume 11: Oxalidaceae through Aceraceae. Science Press, Beijing & Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis, ISBN 978-1-930723-73-3. efloras PDF Reference page.

Links

USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Acer caesium in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service.

Chen, Y., Gibbs, D. & Oldfield, S. 2018. Acer caesium. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018. IUCN Red List Category: Least Concern. DOI: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T62937A3116837.en.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Acer caesium in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 January 8. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Acer caesium. Published online. Accessed: 8 January 2020.

Vernacular names
English: Indian maple
中文: 深灰枫

Acer caesium is an Asian species of maple found in India, Pakistan, Nepal, and China (Gansu, Henan, Hubei, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Tibet, Yunnan).[2]

Acer caesium is a tree up to 25 m (82.0 ft) tall, with gray bark. Leaves are non-compound, with 5 shallow lobes, the blade up to 10 cm (3.9 in) long, with teeth along the edges.[2][3]

Acer caesium subspecies giraldii grows to approximately 10 m (32.8 ft) tall, and is found in north-western China. The flowers are a bluish white and born on young shoots in the spring.[4] The subspecies epithet is a patronym honoring Italian missionary Giraldi.[4]
References

"Acer caesium Wall. ex Brandis". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew – via The Plant List.
Xu, Tingzhi; Chen, Yousheng; de Jong, Piet C.; Oterdoom, Herman John; Chang, Chin-Sung. "Acer caesium". Flora of China. Vol. 11 – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Abdulla, Priscilla. "Acer caesium Wall. ex Brandis". Flora of Pakistan. Missouri Botanical Garden – via Tropicos.org.
Moore, D.; White, J. (2005) [1st pub. 2002]. "Maples". The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees (2nd ed.). Portland, Oregon: Timber press. p. 627. ISBN 0-88192-751-1.

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