(First upload on October 10 2013. Last on January 11 2017) [ 日本語 | English ]

Acer miyabei Maximowicz

Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Acer L. (カエデ)
Kurobiitaya (クロビイタヤ, 黒皮板屋), Miyabe's maple
Lifeform: deciduous shrub/tree
Distribution: endemic to Japan (Chubu, northern Tohoku and southern Hokkaido, i.e., Oshima, Iburi, Ishikari, Hidaka and Tokachi districts)
Habitat: mesic soil

Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習) (fauna and flora 種リスト)
HUSTEP: Plants and Plant communities in Japan (flora list)

Chromosome number: 2n = 26
var. shibatae (Nakai) Hara, or f. shibatae (Nakai) K.Ogata (シバタカエデ): hairless fruit, in Chubu

Acer miyabei transplanted in Hokkaido

Acer1 Acer2 Acer3
Acer4 Acer5 Acer6
[1-3] in front of Co-op Central Restaurant, HU, on August 30 2013. The seedlings of A. miyabei naturally regenerated in the university campus in the spring of 2013. [4-6] in a small park, N26/W4, North Ward, Sapporo. [4/5] on May 15 2014. [6] on October 8 2016. → bark (樹皮).