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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. Last Changed: 09-Jun-2009
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 132 (28 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

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 (fide Dict Gard; Maples); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Maples)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    Cultivated



    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China


References:

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

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=1187. Accessed 21 October 2018.