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Taxon: Acer palmatum Thunb.

 
Genus: Acer
Section: Palmata
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
Tribe: Acereae
Nomen number: 1187
Place of publication: J. A. Murray, Syst. veg. ed. 14:911. 1784 May-Jun (Fl. jap. 162. 1784 Aug)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Apr-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 132 (28 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • Japanese maple  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • smooth Japanese maple  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • érable du Japon  (Source: Maples) - French
  • Fächerahorn  (Source: Maples) - German
  • iroha-kaede  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • iroha-momiji  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • takao-momiji  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • japansk lönn  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • ji zhua feng  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • danpungnamu  (Source: F Korea) - Transcribed Korean

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô, Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku] Korea, South


    Cultivated



    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Gelderen, D. M. van et al. 1994. Maples of the world 116-119.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  8. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  10. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  11. Murray, A. E. 1970. A monograph of the Aceraceae. Ph.D. diss., Pennsylvania State Univ.
  12. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  13. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  15. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  16. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Acer palmatum Thunb. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?1187. Accessed 17 August 2019.