Acer velutinum

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Acer velutinum
Acer velutinum.JPG
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
Genus: Acer
Species: A. velutinum
Binomial name
Acer velutinum
Boiss. 1846 not Pax 1893

Acer velutinum, the velvet maple or Persian maple, is a tree species native to Azerbaijan, Georgia and northern Iran.[2] 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.[3]


  1. ^ The Plant List, Acer velutinum Boiss.
  2. ^ GRIN Taxonomy for Plants: Acer velutinum
  3. ^ 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 Archived July 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.

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