Acer crataegifolium

Acer crataegifolium

  • Acer crataegifolium
  • Acer crataegifolium
  • Acer crataegifolium
  • Acer crataegifolium
  • Flower name
    Acer crataegifolium
  • Scientific name
    Acer 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.


  • Order
    Sapindales
  • Family
    Sapindaceae
  • Genus
    Acer
  • Species
    A. crataegifolium
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cone / Compound inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    2 times pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typesmall deciduous tree
  • Flower colorsGreen
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 800.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.8 ~ 0.8 cm

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