Sorting Acer names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :



Acer saccharinum L.

SYNONYM(S) : Acer dasycarpum Ehrh.

CZECH : Javor cukrový, Javor strieborný, Javor stříbřitý Javor stříbrný.

DANISH : Sølvløn.

DUTCH : Witte Esdoorn.

ENGLISH : Silver maple, Soft maple, White maple.

FINNISH :  Hopeavaahtera.

FRENCH : Érable argenté.

GERMAN : Silberahorn.

ITALY : Acero argentato.

JAPANESE : Gin kaede.

KOREAN : , .

POLISH : Klon srebrzysty.

PORTUGUESE : Bordo prateado.

RUSSIAN :    Клен сахаристый    Klen sakharistyi (Klen sacharistyj).

SPANISH : Arce de Florida, Arce del Canadá, Acer plateado, Arce sacarino.


Acer saccharum Marshall

SYNONYM(S) : Acer saccharinum Wangenh., nom. illeg., Acer saccharophorum K. Koch

 Names under subsp. saccharum apply here.

Acer saccharum Marshall subsp. nigrum (F. Michx.) Desmarais

SYNONYM(S) : Acer nigrum F. Michx., Acer saccharum Marshall var. viride (Schmidt) E. A. Murray

ENGLISH : Black maple, Black sugar maple, Rock maple.


Acer saccharum Marshall subsp. saccharum

SYNONYM(S) : Acer rugelii Pax, Acer saccharum Marshall var. rugelii (Pax) Rehder, Acer saccharum Marshall var. schneckii Rehder

CZECH :  Javor cukrový,  Javor cukrodárný.

DANISH : Sukkerløn.

DUTCH : Suikeresdoorn.

ENGLISH : Hard maple, Rock maple, Sugar maple.

FRENCH : Érable à sucre.

GERMAN : Zuckerahorn.

HEBREW :    אדר הסוכר     Eder hasukar.

ITALIAN : Acero da zucchero.

JAPANESE :    Satou kaede.


NORWEGIAN : Sukkerlønn.

RUSSIAN :  Клен сахарный  Klen sakharnyj:

SPANISH : Arce del azúcar.

SWEDISH : Sockerlönn.

Acer tschonoskii Maxim.

ENGLISH : Japanese maple, Korean maple.

JAPANESE : Mine kaede.

RUSSIAN : Klen Uonoski.

Acer tschonoskii Maxim. subsp. koreanum A. E. Murray

SYNONYM(S) : Acer komarovii Pojark, Acer tschonoskii Maxim. var. rubripes Kom.

ENGLISH : Korean maple, Rubripes maple.

JAPANESE : Mine kaede.

KOREAN : Shi dahn na mu (as Acer tschonoskii var. rubripes).


Acer tschonoskii Maxim. subsp. tschonoskii

ENGLISH : Hokkaido maple.






Porcher Michel H. et al. 1995 - 2020, Sorting Acer Names. Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database - A Work in Progress. Institute for Land & Food Resources. The University of Melbourne. < > (2006).


General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < >.

Hanelt Peter et al. , 2001, Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Hoerticultural Crops, Vol. xx. Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (Editors), First English Edition, Springer.

IPK Gatersleben, 2002, Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops. < >.

IPNI, 2003, International Plant Name Index. Online Database. < >.

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: (22 December 2003).

Wang Zongxun et al. 1996, A New Latin, Chinese, English Botanical Nomenclature. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany. Aviation Industry Publisher, Beijing.

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).


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