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Acer caudatum Wallich
Determined by: C. S. Chang, Jan 2007
Yunnan: Zhongdian (Xianggelila) Xian. Road from Zhongdian (Xianggelila = Chinese pinyin for Shangri-la) to Haba Cun (at base of Haba Xue Shan - Haba Snow Mountain) between km marker 57 and 58. Mixed coniferous forest on gentle slope with intermixed deciduous trees of Acer, Betula and Salix. 27°40'56"N, 100°1'27"E; 3450-3460 m.
Tree ca. 10 m tall; petiole red; leaves abaxially light green, adaxially dark green; infructescences either erect or pendulous.
David E. Boufford, Jiahui CHEN, Susan L. Kelley, Richard H. Ree, Hang SUN, Bo XU, Ji-Pei YUE, Liangliang YUE, Dacai. ZHANG & Weidong ZHU
34997 20 July 2006

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