Kuyucak monumental cretan maple (Acer sempervirens L.) (Burhaniye - Balikesir, Turkey)
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There is a nearly 250 years old and 13 meters tall maple with a girth of 2.5 m on Golkiragi Hill, located in the northwest of Kuyucak Village which is situated in Burhaniye district of Balikesir. This maple is a dimensionally, aesthetically, and floristically valuable natural asset which is also a monumental tree. This study was conducted in order to determine the features of this maple, reveal its regional and Turkey-wide value, and monumentalize and protect it.