Sapindaceae . . . . . . Maples

Incorporates the previous families: Aceraceae and Hippocastanaceae

Choose between the following Acers (Maples) and relatives:

A. campestre
A. platanoides
A. pseudoplatanus
A. saccharum

A. callipes
Platanus
Aesculus Horse-chestnut
Koelreuteria Pride of India

Acer . . . . . Maples

A number of other spp. are planted throughout the BI

Acer campestre . . . . . Field maple


Acer platanoides . . . . . Norway maple

White lf sap, sharp leaf points, tendency to 5 lobes

Acer pseudoplatanus . . . . . Sycamore


Acer saccharum . . . . . Sugar maple

Clear sap, bluntish leaf points, tendency to 3 lobes

Acer callipes . . . . . Snake-bark maple


Other spp.

Aesculus . . . . . Horse-chestnuts

Widely planted

Aesculus hippocastanum . . . . . Horse-chestnut


Red-flowered trees are probably A. carnea.

Aesculus carnea . . . . . Red Horse-chestnut

(Compared with A. hippocastanum in 4th image)

Koelreuteria . . . . . Pride of India


Koelreuteria paniculata . . . . . Pride of India

Self-seeded escape esp. around London and SE