Acer carpinifolium Sieb. & Zucc. 
Aceraceae 
Acer carpinifolium (48690 bytes)
A medium-sized shrub or small tree, until 5 to 8 m high. The leaves look like that of Carpinus. They are opposite, ovate-oblong, 7-15 cm long, 3-7 cm wide, pubescent on nerves beneath. Margin doubly serrate, apex acuminate. Foliage turning bright yellowish-brown in autumn. The small green flowers are built in racemes. An interesting shrub, also for small gardens. Hardy. 

Home: Japan

Other views: Foliage

Cultivated: Germany

Author: Ulrich Herzog

Ethnobotanical aspects of Acer carpinifolium by Plants for a future database 

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