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Acer fabri in Hackfalls Arboretum (2)

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 fabri

Acer fabri Hance, J. Bot. 22: 76. 1884.

Acer reticulatum Champ. ex Benth., J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 3: 312 (1851).
Acer prainii H.Lév., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 10: 432 (1912).
Acer laevigatum subsp. reticulatum (Champ. ex Benth.) A.E.Murray, Kalmia 8: 6 (1977).
Acer fabri var. gracillimum W.P.Fang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 17(1): 83 (1979).
Acer fabri var. dolichophyllum W.P.Fang & S.Y.Liang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19: 117 (1981).
Acer fabri var. tongguense Z.X.Yu, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 6(1): 152 (1986).

Native distribution areas:

Western Asia
China South-Central (Guizhou, Hubei, Sichuan, Yunnan), China Southeast (Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi)
Indian Subcontinent
East Himalaya.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Additional references

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.
Hsu, T.Z., Chen, Y.S., Jong,, Oterdoom, H.J. & Chang, C.S. 2008. Acer. Pp. 532 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.


Crowley, D., Barstow, M. & Rivers, M.C. 2018. Acer fabri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018. IUCN Red List Category: Least Concern. DOI: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T193545A2243385.en.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Acer fabri in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 January 1. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Acer fabri. Published online. Accessed: 1 January 2020.

Vernacular names
English: Faber's Maple
Tiếng Việt: Phong nghệ
中文: 罗浮槭

Acer fabri, or Faber's maple, is a species of evergreen maple shrub native to Vietnam and central to southern China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan).[2][3]

Acer fabri is a shrub rarely more than 1 meter tall. It has with unlobed, lance-shaped leaves, unlike the multilobed leaves found on most maple species. Newly grown leaves and samaras take on a reddish hue.[2][4][5] It was collected by the Rev. Ernst Faber and described by Henry Fletcher Hance.[5]

The Plant List, Acer fabri Hance
University of Florida
The Plant List (2010). "Acer fabri". Retrieved 2013-06-13.
Flora of China, Acer fabri Hance, 1884. 罗浮枫 luo fu feng
Hance, Henry Fletcher (1884). "A New Chinese Maple". Journal of Botany, British and Foreign. 22 (3): 76. description in Latin, commentary in English

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