- Flower nameAcer crataegifolium
- Scientific nameAcer crataegifolium
- AliasAcer crataegifolium
- Place of originendemic to Japan
- Place of floweringLow mountains
- Flowering seasonApril, May
What is Acer crataegifolium
Acer crataegifolium ,hawthorn-leaf maple or urikaede (Acer crataegifolium) is a small deciduous tree in the family Sapindaceae, endemic to Japan. It grows naturally at the margins of low mountain forests from southern Tohoku to Shikoku and Kyushu. The leaves are ovate to oblong-ovate with three, five or no lobes. It is dioecious and produces about 10 light green flowers in spring on a raceme.
Common name: Acer crataegifolium, Scientific name: Acer crataegifolium, Place of origin: Japan, height: 5-8 m, Leaf shape: ovate to oblong-ovate with 3, 5 or no lobes, Leaf length: 3-8 cm, Leaf margin: heavily serrated, Inflorescence: opposite, Flowering period: April to May, Inflorescence: opposite; flowering period: April-May; inflorescence: Racemes flower colour: pale green; male flower diameter: 0.8 cm; fruiting period: June-August; fruit type: winged.