Acer palmatum subsp. palmatum

A large deciduous tree with greenish grey smooth bark.

Leaves are decussately opposite, palmately 5-7 lobed, irregularly duplicate serrate.

This species widely found in the cool to warm temperate region prefering along the valley.

It is one of the most familiar trees in the autumnal color. And for the garden tree many sorts are developed.

The wood is used for furnitures, mosaic works,carvings.

Distribution ; Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu


Top Content

Japanese Name Index

Scientific Name Index