Liquidambar styraciflua

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    Liquidambar styraciflua @ Kiba Park
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    Liquidambar styraciflua @ Kiba Park
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    Liquidambar styraciflua @ Kiba Park
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    Liquidambar styraciflua @ Tokyo Metropolitan Jindai Botanical Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Liquidambar styraciflua
Formal Name
Liquidambar styraciflua
Alias
American Sweetgum
Habitat
North America in southern
Morph
Deciduous tree

Comment

What is Liquidambar styraciflua

Liquidambar styraciflua ,commonly called American Sweetgum, is a deciduous tree of the genus Liquidambar, Department of Altingiaceae native to North America. Flowers bloom in the spring. In one of two Liquidambar is called American Sweetgum. The leaves are palmate to. Shaped leaves of a triangle, so called "Fu" is another one, also referred to as Chinese sweet gum .Liquidambar is similar to Maple. Both deciduous trees, and the leaves in the fall. Is the difference between Liquidambar and Maple. Liquidambar is the Order: Saxifragales , Maple is the Order Sapindus. Liquidambar leaves are alternate, Maple with the opposite. Liquidambar fruit is an aggregate fruit globular, Maple has a propeller with wings.

Common name: Liquidambar styraciflua, scientific name:Liquidambar straciflua, aka: America few, American Sweetgum, origin: Cork quality, living type: deciduous trees, bark: light brown with white gray such as Euonymus lobed, branch: shoots vertically wings, palmate leaves: 5 to 7 cleft, how leaves: alternate, needled, leaf margin: fine serrated with, leaf color: Green → autumn (fall), Monoecious The independent how capitate inflorescences of flowers: male and female separate the flowers: female and male flower head. Pistillate inflorescence to droop in a spherical flowering time: April, fruit types: purple edible aggregate fruit, fruit shape: spherical, fruit color: Green → Brown (autumn), applications: street trees and Park trees

Detailed information

Order
Saxifragales
Family
Altingiaceae
Genus
Liquidambar
Species
L. styraciflua
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
capitate corolla
Leaf type
Palmate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
parkstreet, planting
Color
Green, Yellow
Season
AprMay
Height
1000 ~ 5000 [cm]
Diameter
 ~

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