Acer heldreichii Boiss.

Acer heldreichii Boiss.


    Taxon info

    Acer heldreichii is a medium-sized tree, probably endemic to mountains of the C & S Balkan Peninsula southwards to N Peloponnisos. It grows at rather high altitude and is never abundant. The specific epithet commemorates Theodor von Heldreich (1822–1902), a German botanist who spent most of his life in Greece and was a leading explorer of the Greek flora over a period of almost 60 years.A
    A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, Th., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A. & Tzanoudakis, D. 2013: Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31: p. 318 [Plate 1.2]


    GR(NPi SPi Pe StE NC NE

    Greece (North Central Greece present; North Pindos present; North-East Greece present; Peloponnisos present; South Pindos present; Sterea Ellas present)


    Native / Non Range-Restricted






    Woodlands and scrub

    IUCN category

    Least Concern

    Presidential Decree 67/81

    Yes Yes

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