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Acer ukurunduense (200707)

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
Species: Acer caudatum
Subspecies: A. c. subsp. caudatum – A. c. subsp. multiserratum

Acer caudatum Wall., Pl. Asiat. Rar. 2: 4 (1830).
Additional references

Murray, A.E., 1970. A monograph of the Aceraceae. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University. Reference page.
Gelderen, D.M. van, Jong, & 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.
Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. 2001. Flora of Bhutan 2: 1–1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh. ISBN 1-872291-02-3 Reference page.
Hsu, T.Z., Chen, Y.S., Jong,, 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.


Chen, Y., Gibbs, D. & Oldfield, S. 2018. Acer caudatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018. IUCN Red List Category: Least Concern. DOI: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T193532A2242355.en.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Acer caudatum in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 January 9. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Acer caudatum. Published online. Accessed: 9 January 2020.

Vernacular names
English: Tail-leaf Maple
中文: 长尾枫

Acer caudatum, commonly known as candle-shape maple,[2] is an Asian species of maple trees. It is found in the Himalayas (Tibet, Nepal, northern and northeastern India, Myanmar) the mountains of southwestern China (Gansu, Henan, Hubei, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan), plus Japan, Korea, and eastern Russia.[3][4]

Acer caudatum is a deciduous tree up to 10 meters tall. Leaves are up to 12 cm across, thin and papery, dark green on the top, lighter green on the underside, usually with 5 lobes but occasionally 7.[3]


Acer caudatum subsp. caudatum
Acer caudatum subsp. multiserratum (Maxim.) A.E.Murray
Acer caudatum subsp. ukurundense (Trautv. & C.A.Mey.) E.Murray


The Plant List, Acer caudatum Wall.
English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 335. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2016 – via Korea Forest Service.
Flora of China, Acer caudatum Wallich, 1831. 长尾枫 chang wei feng
Flora of China, Acer ukurunduense Trautvetter & C. A. Meyer, 1856. 花楷枫 hua kai feng

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