Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Acer davidii Franchet subsp. davidii

Verified by: Temperate sect. 18 August 2010
Notes: Verified with Flora of China online ( Sect. Macrantha. Leaves simple, margin serrate. Leaves caudate, abaxially glabrous or ruffous hairy in veins axils. Bud stipitate with 2 pairs of scales. Bark snake like. Inflorescence lateral, pendulous, racemose without bracts. Flowers mostly male, 5-merous. Perianth green, stamens 8, disc intrastaminal.
Wild voucher no:                                30 September 1991
Locality: China, Sichuan, Kanding co., Niqiou river, N of Jichou Pass.
Coordinates:  3040m
Field notes: From a tree to 7m, with bark ridged on the trunk and snakebark markings on the branches, red petioles, leaf often v-shaped, mid-green above and pale green below and turning yellow, fruits in racemes. With Pinus, Salix etc...
Collector: Simmons 720

flower flower

flower flower

flower flower

androecium and gynoecium androecium and gynoecium

sepals sepals

section of the flower section of the flower

fruits fruits

samara samara

wing wing

seed seed

petioles petioles

scales scars scales scars

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

flowering branch