An online educational resource and botanical image library dedicated to
the flora; wildflowers, trees, shrubs, ferns, liverworts and mosses, found in
South-West England, mostly around Devon and Cornwall, by David Fenwick.

Sapindaceae - The Soapberry, Maple and Horse Chestnut Family
Native Species

Acer campestre - Field Maple

Alien Species

Acer palmatum - Japanese Maple
Acer plantanoides - Norway Maple
Acer pseudoplatanus - Sycamore
Acer saccharinum - Silver Maple

Aesculus californica - Californian Buckeye
Aesculus carnea - Red Horse Chestnut
Aesculus hippocastanum - Horse Chestnut or Conker Tree
Aesculus indica - Indian Horse Chestnut

The family Aceraceae was formerly used for Acer (Maple and Sycamore); and family Hippocastanaceae for Aesculus (Horse Chestnut or Buckeye).

Castanea sativa, the Sweet Chestnut is unrelated to the Horse Chestnut, and is a member of the Beech Family Fagaceae).

Plant Family Index A-Z
Sitemap and Photographic Categories

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