Acer laurinum

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Acer laurinum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Aceraceae
Genus: Acer
Species: A. laurinum
Binomial name
Acer laurinum
Hassk.
Synonyms
  • Acer decandrum Merr.
  • Acer garettii Craib
  • Acer niveum Blume
  • Acer philippinum Merr.

Acer laurinum is an evergreen tree in the Aceraceae family, reaching 40 metres (130 ft) in height. It has a trunk with scaly, red-brown coloured bark. The leaves are glabrous, and lack stipules. It has white coloured flowers, followed by paired samaras. It is the only member of its family native to the Southern Hemisphere, with a distribution encompassing Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, India (Assam), Indonesia, Laos (Khammouan), Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, and Thailand.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Acer laurinum Hassk.". Biotik. Retrieved June 9, 2013.