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Acer  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 28727

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Negundo Boehm.
    Rulac Adans.
    Saccharodendron (Raf.) Nieuwl.
    Argentacer Small
    Rufacer Small
  Common Name(s): maples [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilySapindaceae  – soapberries  
                               GenusAcer L. – maples  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Acer buergerianum Miq. – trident maple 
                                  Species Acer campestre L. – field maple, hedge maple 
                                  Species Acer circinatum Pursh – vine maple 
                                  Species Acer cissifolium (Siebold & Zucc.) K. Koch – ivyleaf maple 
                                  Species Acer diabolicum Blume ex K. Koch  
                                  Species Acer floridanum (Chapm.) Pax – Florida maple 
                                  Species Acer X freemanii E. Murray – Freeman's maple 
                                  Species Acer ginnala Maxim. – Amur maple 
                                  Species Acer glabrum Torr. – California mountain maple, Douglas' maple, dwarf maple, mountain maple, New Mexico maple, Sierra maple, Rocky Mountain maple 
                                  Species Acer grandidentatum Nutt. – sugar maple, canyon maple, Uvalde big-tooth maple, bigtooth maple 
                                  Species Acer griseum (Franch.) Pax – paperbark maple 
                                  Species Acer japonicum Thunb. – Amur maple 
                                  Species Acer leucoderme Small – white-bark maple, chalk maple 
                                  Species Acer macrophyllum Pursh – bigleaf maple 
                                  Species Acer negundo L. – ashleaf maple, boxelder, boxelder maple, California boxelder, Manitoba maple, western boxelder, box elder, three-leaf maple, ash-leaf maple 
                                  Species Acer nigrum F. Michx. – sugar maple, black sugar maple, hard maple, rock maple, érable noir, black maple 
                                  Species Acer opalus Mill.  
                                  Species Acer palmatum Thunb. – Japanese maple 
                                  Species Acer pensylvanicum L. – moosewood, striped maple 
                                  Species Acer platanoides L. – Norway maple 
                                  Species Acer pseudoplatanus L. – sycamore, sycamore maple 
                                  Species Acer rubrum L. – red maple 
                                  Species Acer saccharinum L. – silver maple 
                                  Species Acer saccharum Marsh. – sugar maple 
                                  Species Acer X senecaense Slavin – Seneca maple 
                                  Species Acer spicatum Lam. – moose maple, mountain maple 
                                  Species Acer tataricum L. – Tatarian maple 

  Expert: Pedro Acevedo  
  Notes: Research Botanist and Curator, National Herbarium, Smithsonian Institution, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC, USA 20560-0166   
  Reference for: Acer    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Acer   
  Source: Sapindaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Acer   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Acer   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Acer   
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