Flower Database

Maple tree

Basic information
Flower Name
Maple tree
Formal Name
Acer
Alias
楓, Aceraceae, Maple, Maple tree
Habitat
Northern Hemisphere
Morph
deciduous tree
Comment
Maple tree (scientific name: Acer) is native to the Northern Hemisphere and is a deciduous tree of the family Sapindaceae. The leaves that fall in autumn are beautiful. The leaves are palm-shaped and are placed against branches. The flowers are small and inconspicuous. The types of cocoons include Palmate maple , There are Yamamomiji and Itayakaede. Irohazaka in Nikko and autumn leaves in Kyoto are popular. Sugar maple (scientific name: Acer saccharum) is a maple of the family Acer, and the Canadian flag was made from the leaf motif. A tree similar to a cocoon, American Sweetgum (scientific name: Liquiddambar styraciflua) . The common point between Aceraceae and Liquidumbar styraciflua is the fallen deciduous tree, which is colored in the fall. The distinction between the two is that the leaves of autumn leaves buds (Liquidambar styraciflua) grow alternately, while the leaves of leaves (Aceraceae) attach to each other, and the fruits of autumn leaves buds (Liquidambar styraciflua) are spherical aggregates. On the other hand, the fruit of Aceraceae can be judged from the winged propeller shape.
Common name: Maple tree, scientific name: Acer , Also known as: Maple, Kaede, Maple, Life type: deciduous tree leaves: palmate, habitat distribution: west of Fukushima to Kyushu in Japan, leaf shape: palm-like, inflorescence: leaf length: 3-6 cm, leaf edge: heavy sawtooth, leaf color: green → autumn leaves (November), inflorescence shape: compound Tufted inflorescence, flower color: dark red, flowering period: April to May, flowering place: tip of this year branch, fruit type: wing fruit, fruiting period: November, number of eggplants: 2, use: garden tree, bonsai , Park trees, construction and equipment materials.
Detailed information
Order
Sapindales
Family
Sapindaceae
Genus
Acer
Species
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Double Cymes
Petal shape
5petals
Leaf type
Palmate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Garden Low mountain park Bonsai street, planting
Color
Red
Season
Apr May
Height
300  ~ 500  [cm]
Diameter
0.5  ~ 0.6