Liquidambar is a quite resistant, deciduous tree of the Hamamelidaceae family. Its height can reach up to 25-40 meters, whilst the diameter of the crown is around 12-20 meters. Due to its dimensions it can be found in parks, squares, tree lines for shade and large gardens. Its oval, indefinite crown is consisted of palm-shaped leaves with 3-5 lobes, which during autumn can turn from green to yellow, orange and red. The fruition of liquidambar is observed in March-May and its flowering, with tiny flowers also in spring. It is usually used in landscape architecture due to the fact that it is highly resistant to cold and diseases. This tree prefers acidic and moist soils for a healthy growth. The main species are: formosana, orientalis and styraciflua.