Sycamore maple, Acer pseudoplatanus  (Sapindales: Aceraceae) - 1379044

Sycamore maple
Acer pseudoplatanus L.

Descriptor: Plant(s)
Description: 1. Branchlet with young shoots terminated by pendulous racemes. - 2. Mature shoot with ripe double samaras. Wings of the samaras diverge at a right angle - typically about 60°, nutlets are ovoid, conspicuously convex. - 3. Seedling with cotyledons (k) and first pair of ordinary leaves. - 4. Winter-branchlet; buds are yellowish-green, terminal buds larger. Leaf-scar is elongated, heart-shaped, vascular bundles are in compound groups of three. Leaf-scars are opposite, not connected extreme laterally. After Hempel & Wilhelm, 1889. Photos and explanations from the book: Zelimir Borzan. "Tree and Shrub Names in Latin, Croatian, English, and German, with synonyms", University of Zagreb, 2001.
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Image location: , Croatia

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Name: Zelimir Borzan
Organization: University of Zagreb
Country: Croatia

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Image uploaded on Tuesday, June 21, 2005
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