Acer cappadocicum Gleditsch
Acer laetum C. A. Mey.
Aceraceae
Acer cappadocicum (41730 Bytes)
Deciduous tree up to 20 m high. Leaves thin, with 5 to 7 triangular and long acuminate lobes. Lamina light green, 8-15 cm across, glabrous above, with tufts of hairs on veins axils beneath. Base heart-shaped. Foliage turning bright yellow in autumn. Samara 3-5 cm long with spreading wings. Quite hardy, but the tree could produce easily numerous roots suckers.

Home: Caucasus, Asia Minor to Himalaya

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

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