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,
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.





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

Pl. check 

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.



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