Acer leipoense

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Acer leipoense
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
Genus: Acer
Species: A. leipoense
Binomial name
Acer leipoense
W.P.Fang & T.P.Soong, 1966

Acer leipoense is a species of maple, endemic to southwestern Sichuan in southwestern China. It is an endangered species, growing at altitudes of 2,000–2,700 m.[1][2]

It is a deciduous small tree growing to 8 meters tall. The leaves are shallowly lobed with three lobes, 9–11 cm long and 7–12 cm broad.[2]


  1. ^ a b China Plant Specialist Group (2004). "Acer leipoense". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 11 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Tingzhi Xu; Yousheng Chen; Piet C. de Jong; Herman John Oterdoom; Chin-Sung Chang. "Acer leipoense". Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved 15 May 2015.