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


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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 micranthum / Hauchiwakaede コミネカエデ

Acer micranthum, a small deciduous tree, generally 6-10m in height, a cross-section growing to around 15cm, with gray-brown barks, is common in mountainous regions. Leave are opposite, the blades of which measure 5-8cm in diameter, palmately cleft in five lobes; central 3 of them extend in the way of a tail, bases being heart-shaped, with double serrations on margins. Racemes bear 4mm-across small yellow-green flowers in them. Petals and sepals are 5 in number, respectively; sepals are yellow-green, close to round, as small as 1mm in length. Bloom time: June-July.




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