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Taxon: Acer japonicum Thunb.

 
Genus: Acer
Section: Palmata
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
Tribe: Acereae
Nomen number: 1150
Place of publication: J. A. Murray, Syst. veg. ed. 14:911. 1784 May-Jun (Fl. jap. 161. 1784 Aug)
Link to protologue:
Comment: for authorship of Thunberg names first published by Murray see comments in Taxon 45:672. 1996 & 46:311-314. 1997
Name Verified on: 05-Dec-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 17 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • downy Japanese maple  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • full-moon maple  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • Japanese maple  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • érable du Japon  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • japanischer Ahorn  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • hauchiwa-kaede  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • meigetsu-kaede  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • solfjäderslönn  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Maples 115. 1994); ornamental (fide Maples 115. 1994)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Hokkaido, Honshu]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Gelderen, D. M. van et al. Maples of the world. 1994 (Maples) 115-116.
  5. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Murray, A. E. A monograph of the Aceraceae. Ph.D. diss., Pennsylvania State Univ. 1970 (Monog Acer)
  8. Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). (F JapanOhwi)
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Acer japonicum Thunb. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?1150. Accessed 16 December 2018.