Wild plants in and around Shimane 島根とその周辺の野生植物


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Acer japonicum / Hauchiwakaede ハウチワカエデ

Bloom time: April-May

Aceraceae /

  Species in the genus Acer:

Acer carpinifolium / Chidorinoki
Acer crataegifolium / Urikaede
Acer japonicum / Hauchiwakaede
Acer micranthum / Kominekaede
Acer_mono_var._macroratum_f._heterophyllum / Itayakaede
Acer palmatum / Irohamomiji
Acer rufinerve / Urihadakaede


Acer japonicum / Hauchiwakaede ハウチワカエデ


Acer japonicum, a deciduous dioecious tree, height 5-10 meters, a cross-section of 20-30cm in diameter, with gray-blue or gray-brown barks, grows in valleys or adjoining slopes, 900-1800m above sea level, in mountainous regions. Branches, new ones that are red-purple or red-brown and glossy with no hairs on them. Leaves are opposite; the blades are 7-12cm across, palmately cleft, shallow or middle, in 7-11, bases heart-shaped, tips sharply pointed, with margins with double serrations. Flowers: males and females mingle in each inflorescence; compound umbels with hairs set 10-15 small red-purple flowers. Petals and sepals are 5 in number, respectively, and the others are yellow. Bloom time: April-May.



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