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Acer ginnala Maxim.

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

Acer L. (カエデ)
A. ginnala Maxim.
Lifeform: deciduous shrub or short tree
Use: gardening
Subspecies: two varieties when separated
var. aidzuense (Franch.) Pax (カラコギカエデ)
Karakogikaede (カラコギカエデ, 鹿子木楓), Amur maple
Yachi-itaya (ヤチイタヤ)
Distribution: Japan (endemic when this variety is established)
Habitat: wetlands

Acer ginnala auct. non Maxim.
Acer aidzuense (Franch.) Nakai

var. ginnala (チョウセンカラコギカエデ)
Distribution: northeastern China - Korea

Acer tataricum L. ssp. ginnala (Maxim.) Wesm.


Acer ginnala in the Northern Hemisphere

var. aidzuense (カラコギカエデ)

Acer1 Acer2 Acer3
[1-3] in Genshirin (原始林) or Keiteki-no-mori Forest (恵迪の森), HU, on June 27 1984. The specimens are kept in SAPS.

var. ginnala (チョウセンカラコギカエデ)

Acer1 Acer2 Acer3
Acer4 Acer5 Acer6
[1-3] in the Puppet Emperor Palace (満州国皇宮), Changchun, Jilin Province, northeast China, on June 15 2017. [4] in Sandaohu peatland, Jilin Province, northeastern China, on June 11 2017. [5/6] street trees beside the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, West Coast, on August 11 2017.