Acer oblongum Wall. ex DC., Prodr. 1: 593 1824. (Syn: Acer albopurpurascens Hayata; Acer buzimpala Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don; Acer hypoleucum Hayata; Acer itoanum (Hayata) H.L.Li; Acer laikuanii LingAcer laurifolium D.Don; Acer litseifolium Hayata; Acer nepalense Dippel; Acer oblongifolium Dippel; Acer oblongum var. albopurpurascens (Hayata) S. S. Ying; Acer oblongum var. omeiense W. P. Fang & T. P. Soongl; Acer pehpeiense W. P. Fang & H. Y. Su; Acer wuyishanicum W. P. Fang & C. M. Tan; Euacer laevifolium Opiz);
Himalaya to Central & S. China and Indo-China as per POWO;
India (Darjeeling, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland), Bhutan, Sikkim, Jammu & Kashmir (Poonch, Kashmir), Pakistan (Rawalpindi), Pakistani Kashmir (Mirpur), Nepal, China (Fujian, S-Gansu, Guizhou, W-Hubei, S-Shanxi, Sichuan), Taiwan, S-Tibet, Myanmar [Burma] (Chin, Mandalay, Sagaing, Shan), Vietnam as per Catalogue of Life;

Acer Sp.:
i want to identify the species of Acer i clicked from Chandigarh. the leaves are not typically of Acer and are simple.
also i want to know the flowering time of the species.
Can anyone guide me please?

Acer oblongum Wall. ex DC.

Celastraceae and Sapindaceae Fortnight:: Sapindaceae: Acer for id from lake Renuka Ji-NS 13 : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6).
This Acer was shot from periphery of Renuka Ji lake in Himachal Pradesh.. hopefully I will get the id..

It is Acer oblongum

I think it is Acer oblongum.





SK1024 18 MAR-2018 : 9 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (8)- around 600 kb each.

Location: Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu, Nepal 
Altitude: 5000 ft.
Date: 16 March 2018
Habit : Wild

Did not find the correct match !

Please also check under Acer in eFI.
May be Acer oblongum or a species closer to it.

To me it seems to be Acer oblongum.

Thank you …! Acer oblongum Wall. ex DC.
Nepali Name : फिरफिरे Phiraphire / पुतली फूल Putalee Phool

Attachments (2)- illustrations from a book

i have collected this Itree from Mahendragiri hills, South Odisha from an altitude of 900 m. Please help me in identification. Hopefully this will be Acer sp.
Habit: Tree
Habitat: Near stream in semi-evergreen forests
Flowering and fruiting: November-December
Date of collection: December, 13

is this not the wild karonda?

Acer – some species in India & eFI with some keys

… Sir kindly have a look on this Acer species. If possible can u please send me the diagrams of all three varieties of Acer oblongum (as per ur reference in Nayar,M.P. & Dutta, A. and Aceraceae Nayar,M.P. & Dutta, A. (2000).


Attaching the account of Acer in Flora of India vol-5 by BSI. Attachments(11).

Many many thanks … for sending the documents. It will be more than useful to reach any conclusion. I wl let you know once i resolved the ID.

This will be Acer oblongum Wall. ex DC. as per images, references and details herein.


Acer oblongum Wall. ex DC.: 1o very high res. images.

Location: Swayambhu, Kathmandu, Nepal 
Date: 10 March 2023
Elevation: 1418 m.
Habit : Cultivated?? Wild ??