The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Acer

The genus Acer is in the family Sapindaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Acer

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Acer acuminatum Wall. ex D.Don Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer adscharicum Gatsch. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer amamiense T.Yamaz. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer amplum Rehder Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 3
Acer argutum Maxim. ex Miq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer assyriacum Pojark. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × avilae Font Quer & Rothm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer barbinerve Maxim. ex Miq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer barbinerve Maxim. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer bernardinum Abrams Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × bornmuelleri Borbás Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × boscii Spach Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer bosniacum K.Malý Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer brachystephyanum T.Z.Hsu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer brevipes Gagnep. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer briergeranum Miq. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer buergerianum Miq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer cadevallii Marcet Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer caesium Wall. ex Brandis Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer calcaratum Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer caloneurum C.Y.Wu & T.Z.Hsu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer campbellii Hook.f. & Thomson ex Hiern Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 4
Acer campestre L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 2
Acer capillipes Maxim. ex Miq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer cappadocicum Gled. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 3
Acer carpinifolium Siebold & Zucc. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer caudatifolium Hayata Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer caudatum Wall. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 2
Acer ceriferum Rehder Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer chapaense Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer chiangdaoense Santisuk Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer cinerascentiforme Pojark. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer circinatum Pursh Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer cissifolium (Siebold & Zucc.) K.Koch Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer collinsona Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer confertifolium Merr. & F.P.Metcalf Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × conspicuum van Gelderen & Oterdoom Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer coptophyllum Greene Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer cordatum Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer coriaceifolium H.Lév. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × coriaceum Bosc ex Tausch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer crassum Hu & W.C.Cheng Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer crataegifolium Siebold & Zucc. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer creticum L. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer crispum Moench Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer cucullatum Dippel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer davidii Franch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer diabolicum Blume ex K.Koch Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer digitatum Dippel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer discolor Maxim. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer distylum Siebold & Zucc. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer duplicatoserratum Hayata Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer duretti Pax Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer × durettii Pax Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer elegantulum W.P.Fang & P.L.Chiu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer ellipticum A. Nelson Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer emeiense T.Z.Hsu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer erianthum Schwer. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer erythranthum Gagnep. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer eucalyptoides W.P.Fang & Y.T.Wu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer eupalmatum Koidz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer euseptemlobum Koidz. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer fabri Hance Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer fengii A.E.Murray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer fenzelianum Hand.-Mazz. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer foveolatum C.Y.Wu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × freemanii A.E.Murray Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer garrettii Craib Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer glabratum Dalla Torre & Sarnth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer glabrum Torr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 4
Acer glabrum Pursh Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer gracilifolium W.P.Fang. & C.C.Fu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer granatense Boiss. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer griseum (Franch.) Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer guanense W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × guinieri Chabert Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer guizhouense Y.K.Li Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × guyotii Beauverd Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer hainanense F.Chun & W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer heldreichii Orph. ex Boiss. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer henryi Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × hillieri Lancaster Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer horonaiense Nakai Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer huangpingense T.Z.Hsu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer hyrcanum Fisch. & C.A.Mey. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 6
Acer japonicum Thunb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer javanicum Burm.f. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer jingdongense T.Z.Hsu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer laevigatum Wall. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer laisuense W.P.Fang & W.K.Hu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer lanpingense W.P.Fang & M.Y.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer lasiocarpum H.Lév. & Vaniot Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer laurinum Hassk. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer lauyuense W.P.Fang ex C.C.Fu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer legonsanicum Y.K.Li Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer leipoense W.P.Fang & Soong Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer leptophyllum W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer lichuanense C.D.Chu & G.G.Tang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer linganense W.P.Fang & P.L.Chiu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer lobatum Dalla Torre & Sarnth. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer longipedicellatum C.Y.Wu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer longipes Franch. ex Rehder Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer lucidum F.P.Metcalf Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer macrophyllum Pursh Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer mairei H.Lév. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer mandshuricum Maxim. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer mapienense W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × martini Jord. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer maximowiczianum Miq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer mazandaranicum Amini, H.Zare & Assadi Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer medogense T.Z.Hsu & Z.K.Zhou Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer miaoshanicum W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer micranthum Siebold & Zucc. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer minusculum Green. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer mirabile Hand.-Mazz. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer miyabei Maxim. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer monspessulanum L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 5
Acer morifolium Koidz. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer nakaii Uyeki Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer nambuanum Koidz. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer nayongense W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer negundo L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 3
Acer nipponicum H.Hara Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer oblongum Wall. ex DC. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer obtusifolium Sm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer okamotoi Nakai Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer oligocarpum W.P.Fang & L.C.Hu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer olivaceum W.P.Fang & P.L.Chiu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer oliverianum Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer opalus Mill. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer ovczinnikovii Zaprjagaeva Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer palmatum Thunb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 3
Acer parvifolium Tausch Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer pauciflorum W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer paxii Franch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer pectinatum Wall. ex G.Nicholson Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 4
Acer pehpeiense W.P.Fang & H.Y.Su Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer pensylvanicum L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer pentaphyllum Diels Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer pentapomicum Stewart ex Brandis Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer peronai Schwer. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer pictum Thunb. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer pilosum Maxim. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer pinnatum Lour. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer platanoides L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer platanus Burm.f. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer pluridens T.Z.Hsu & H.Sun Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer poliophyllum W.P.Fang & Y.T.Wu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × pseudocreticum P.Fourn. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer pseudoplatanus L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer pseudosieboldianum (Pax) Kom. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer pseudowilsonii Y.S.Chen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer pubipalmatum W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer pycnanthum K.Koch Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer radujaensis Formánek Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer robustum Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer rubescens Hayata Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer rubronervium Y.K.Li Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer rubrum L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer rufinerve Siebold & Zucc. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer saccharinum L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer saccharum Marshall Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 11
Acer salweenense W.W.Sm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer schneiderianum Pax & K.Hoffm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × schwerinii Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer sempervirens L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × senecaense Slavin Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer serotinum Kit. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer shangszeense W.P.Fang & Soong Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer shenkanense W.P.Fang ex C.C.Fu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer shensiense W.P.Fang & L.C.Hu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer shihweii F.Chun & W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer shirasawanum Koidz. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer sichourense (W.P.Fang & M.Y.Fang) W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer sieboldianum Miq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer sikkimense Miq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer sino-oblongum F.P.Metcalf Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer sinopurpurascens W.C.Cheng Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer sosnowskyi Doluch. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer speciosum Vogel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer spicatum Lam. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer stachyophyllum Hiern Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer stenocarpum Britton Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer sterculiaceum Wall. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 2
Acer subobtusum Simonk. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer sutchuenense Franch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer sycopseoides Chun Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer taipuense W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer taiwanense Yamam. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer tataricum L. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 4
Acer tegmentosum Maxim. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 3
Acer tenellum Pax Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer tibetense W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer tonkinense Lecomte Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer trialatum L.L.Deng, K.Y.Wei & G.S.Fan Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer tricaudatum W.P.Fang & C.C.Fu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer trifidum Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer triflorum Kom. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer truncatum Bunge Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer tschonoskii Maxim. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer turcomanicum Pojark. Accepted M TRO 2012-04-18
Acer tutcheri Duthie Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26 1
Acer undulatum Pojark. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × varbossanium (K.Malý) Simonk. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer velutinum Boiss. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer × verhaegheanum Geerinck Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer virens Thunb. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer wangchii W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer wardii W.W.Sm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer wuyishanicum W.P.Fang & C.M.Tan Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer wuyuanense W.P.Fang & Y.T.Wu Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer yangbiense Y.S.Chen & Q.E.Yang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer yaoshanicum W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer yinkunii W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer yui W.P.Fang Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26
Acer zhongtianoense W.P. Fang & B.L. Li Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Acer × zoeschense Pax Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-26

Statistics

The Plant List includes 668 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Acer. Of these 164 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 1,311 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Acer. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 668 species names for the genus Acer recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 164 24.6%
Synonym 441 66.0%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 63 9.4%

All names

The status of the 1,979 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Acer recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 233 11.8%
Synonym 1,675 84.6%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 71 3.6%

Of the species names,

A further 1 name records indicate where names have been misapplied.

The confidence with which the status of the 668 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Acer, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 1 0 0 1 0.1%
Medium confidence 164 429 0 0 593 88.8%
Low confidence 0 11 0 63 74 11.1%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Acer is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 1 26 0 15 0 42 6.3%
WCSP 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.1%
WCSP (in review) 163 414 0 48 1 625 93.6%