maple family


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Noun1.maple family - a family of trees and shrubs of order Sapindales including the maplesmaple family - a family of trees and shrubs of order Sapindales including the maples
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Sapindales, Sapindales - an order of dicotyledonous plants
Acer, genus Acer - type genus of the Aceraceae; trees or shrubs having winged fruit
Dipteronia, genus Dipteronia - small genus of large deciduous shrubs having large clusters of winged seeds that turn red as they mature; central and southern China
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But in Europe, the commonly used term sycamore refers to a species belonging to the maple family, Acer pseudoplatanus.
The vast maple family provides other col ourful characters suitable for the garden, including two Acer palmatum varieties -- ``Dissectum'' with bright bronze-orange foliage and ``Atropurpureum'' with ferny, wine-red leaves.