- Flower nameAcer rufinerve
- Scientific nameAcer rufinerve
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringLow mountains
- Flowering seasonMay
What is Acer rufinerve
Acer rufinerve or Urihada-kaede (Acer rufinerve) is a small deciduous maple tree native to Japan. It grows wild in the mountains of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. Its Japanese name (Urihada-kaede) comes from the fact that the blue-green color of its bark resembles gourd skin. In spring, it produces 10 to 15 small, light yellow to light green flowers with a florid inflorescence. A winged fruit is produced in summer to autumn. The leaves turn yellow in autumn.
Common Name: Acer rufinerve, Scientific Name: Acer rufinerve, living type: small deciduous tree, tree height: 8-10 m,tree diameter: 30 cm, bark color: blue-green, leaf color: green to yellow, inflorescence: opposite, leaf structure: opposite growth Leaf shape: pentagonal with 3-5 shallow lobes, Leaf margin: double serrated, dioecious, Flowering time: May, Inflorescence: 10-15 flowers in a common inflorescence, Inflorescence length: 5-10 cm, Flower color: light green or light yellow, Flower diameter: 0.8-1.0 cm, Petals: 5, Stamens: 8, Fruit stage: July-September, Fruit type: winged fruit, Use: garden tree, park tree, wood equipment, etc. Bark to rope.