Acer velutinum

Acer velutinum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
Genus: Acer
Section: Acer sect. Acer
Series: Acer ser. Acer
A. velutinum
Binomial name
Acer velutinum
Boiss. 1846 not Pax 1893
  • Acer insigne Boiss. & Buhse
  • Acer insigne var. glabrescens Boiss. & Buhse
  • Acer insigne f. glabrescens (Boiss. & Buhse) Schwer.
  • Acer insigne var. longiloba Bornm.
  • Acer insigne var. obtusiloba Freyn & Sint.
  • Acer insigne f. perckense Schwer.
  • Acer insigne var. van-volxemii (Mast.) Pax
  • Acer insigne var. velutinum (Boiss.) Boiss. & Buhse
  • Acer insigne f. velutinum (Boiss.) Bornm.
  • Acer pseudoplatanus var. van-volxemii (Mast.) Wesm.
  • Acer pulchrum G.Nicholson
  • Acer van-volxemii Mast.

Acer velutinum is a species of tree in the Sapindaceae family.[3] It is referred to by the common names velvet maple or Persian maple, and is native to Azerbaijan, Georgia and northern Iran.[4] 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.[5]


  1. ^ Crowley, D., Barstow, M. & Rivers, M.C. (2017). "Acer velutinum" . IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T193888A2289069. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T193888A2289069.en . Retrieved September 7, 2020.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ "Acer velutinum Boiss." . World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew – via The Plant List.
  3. ^ "Acer velutinum Boiss" . Plants of the World Online. The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. n.d. Retrieved September 7, 2020.
  4. ^ "Acer velutinum" . Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  5. ^ 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

Categories: IUCN Red List least concern species | Maple | Plants described in 1846 | Trees of Azerbaijan | Flora of Iran | Flora of Georgia (country) | Taxa named by Pierre Edmond Boissier | Sapindales stubs

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