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Liquidambar Linnaeus. Sweet Gum.

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A genus of about 15 species, trees, north temperate, of e. North America, Central America (Mexico to Nicaragua), e. Asia (s. China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Cambodia), and e. Mediterranean (Turkey, Rhodos, Cyprus). The circumscription of Liquidambar here follows Ickert-Bond & Wen (2013) in including Altingia and Semiliquidambar.

Ref: Endress In Kubitzki, Rohwer, & Bittrich (1993); Ickert-Bond & Wen (2013); Li & Donoghue (1999); Meyer (1997b) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (1997); Morris et al. (2008). Show full citations.

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