Acer maximowiczianum

Acer maximowiczianum

  • Acer maximowiczianum
  • Acer maximowiczianum
  • Flower name
    Acer maximowiczianum
  • Scientific name
    Acer maximowiczianum
  • Alias目薬の木, Acer maximowiczianum, チョウジャノキ, センリガンノキ, Nikko maple
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringLow mountains
  • Flowering seasonMay

What is Acer maximowiczianum

Acer maximowiczianum , Nikko maple or megusuri-no-ki (ame: Acer maximowiczianum) is a deciduous tree native to Japan and belongs to the family Sapindaceae. It grows naturally in mountain valleys and slopes in Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu. It is a trifoliate maple with dark gray to black bark. Since ancient times, the bark and twigs have been decocted and used as eye drops.

Common name: Acer maximowiczianum, scientific name: Acer maximowiczianum, aka: Nikko maple, trifoliate maple, Height: 10-20 m; dioecious; leaf shape: 3 leaflets; leaf length: 5-13 cm; inflorescence shape: Umbel; flower color: light yellow; flowering season: May.


  • Eye
    Sapindales
  • Family
    Sapindaceae
  • Genus
    Acer
  • Species
    A. maximowiczianum
  • 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 typedeciduous tree
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height1000.0 ~ 2000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.1 ~ 0.2 cm

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