Acer velutinum

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Acer velutinum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
Genus: Acer
Species: A. velutinum
Binomial name
Acer velutinum

Acer velutinum, Velvet Maple or Persian Maple is a tree species native to Azerbaijan, Georgia and northern Iran.[1] It grows in the moist Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forests as wells as parts of Eastern Georgia.

It is a tall deciduous tree growing to over 40 m tall.[2]


  1. ^ GRIN Taxonomy for Plants: Acer velutinum
  2. ^ Akbarinia, M. & Hukusima, T. 1995. Regeneration Process of Fagus orientalis Forests after Cutting in Iran. J. Jpn. For. Soc. 77(2): 170-178. Available online

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