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Cappadocian Maple Acer cappadocicum (Aceraceae) HEIGHT to 25m. Broadly domed tree. BARK Grey and smooth. BRANCHES With crimson young twigs. LEAVES To 15cm long, with 5 untoothed lobes tipped with ‘whiskers’; dark green above with hair tufts on vein axils below; leaves turn yellow in autumn. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Yellow flowers in erect, branched heads. Fruits green with paired wings. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native from Caucasus eastwards, planted here for ornament.
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