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Acer sikkimense 03

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 sikkimense
Subspecies: A. s. subsp. metcalfii – A. s. subsp. sikkimense

Acer sikkimense Miq., Arch. Néerl. Sci. Exact. Nat. 2: 481 (1867).
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 Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University.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.


USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Acer sikkimense in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Acer sikkimense in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 January 13. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Acer sikkimense. Published online. Accessed: 13 January 2020.

Vernacular names
English: Sikkim maple
中文: 锡金枫

Acer sikkimense is a rare Asian species of maple. It is native to the Himalayas and nearby mountains in Sikkim, Bhutan, Nepal, northern India, Myanmar, Tibet, and Yunnan.[2]

Acer sikkimense is a deciduous tree up to 20 meters tall with dark gray bark. Leaves are non-compound, up to 14 cm wide and 8 cm across, thin and papery, with no lobes, but sometimes with small teeth along the edges.[2]

The Plant List, Acer sikkimense Miq.

Flora of China, Acer sikkimense Miq. 1867. 锡金枫 xi jin feng

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