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Acer (maple)

Magnoliopsida - Sapindales - Aceraceae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1753Acer Linnaeus
1899Acer Knowlton
1941Acer MacGinitie
1959Acer Brown p. 128
2000Acer Mabberley

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderSapindalesJussieu 1820
familyAceraceaede Jussieu
genusAcerLinnaeus 1753

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
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