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Acer insulare Makino

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

Acer L. (カエデ)

Shimaurikaede (シマウリカエデ, 島瓜楓)
Shimaurihadakaede (シマウリハダカエデ)
Lifeform: deciduous tree
Distribution: Japan (Amami-Oshima and Tokunoshima Island) - Taiwan
Habitat: hillslopes and forest edges
Seed dispersal: wind
⇒ ref. Acer kawakamii Koidz., syn. Acer caudatifolium Hayata (タカサゴウリカエデ)

Acer insulare in Japan

Acer1 Acer2 Acer3
[1-3] a transplanted tree in the campus of Kagoshima University, southern Kyushu, on April 18 2015.