Definition of Acer japonicum

1. Noun. Leaves deeply incised and bright red in autumn; Japan.

Exact synonyms: Full Moon Maple, Japanese Maple
Generic synonyms: Maple

Lexicographical Neighbors of Acer Japonicum

Accipiter gentilis
Accipiter nisus
Acer argutum
Acer campestre
Acer circinatum
Acer glabrum
Acer japonicum (current term)
Acer macrophyllum
Acer negundo
Acer negundo Californicum
Acer palmatum
Acer pennsylvanicum
Acer platanoides
Acer pseudoplatanus
Acer rubrum
Acer saccharinum
Acer saccharum
Acer spicatum

Literary usage of Acer japonicum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1881)
"The maple I now propose to examine is Acer japonicum— medium sized, with vigorous, ... Although a variety of Acer japonicum, it is very different. ..."

2. Forest Flora of Japan: Notes on the Forest Flora of Japan by Charles Sprague. Sargent (1894)
"In Yezo, Acer japonicum and Acer palmatum are both common ; these species, ... Of these two trees the autumn foliage of Acer japonicum appears the more ..."

3. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1879)
"The maple I now propose to examine is Acer japonicum — medium sized, ... Still, perhaps the most charming of all Japanese maples is Acer japonicum aureum. ..."

4. The Tree Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Trees of North America by Julia Ellen Rogers (1905)
"Well might we turn pilgrims like the Japanese, and by much planting and close watching come to know and appreciate them. Acer japonicum, the type, ..."

5. Bulletin by United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Office of Experiment Stations (1905)
"Acer japonicum. From Yokohama, Japan. Received through Suzuki & lida, American agents of the Yokohama Nursery Co., New York City, December 17, 1901. ..."

6. Ornamental Shrubs of the United States (hardy, Cultivated) by Austin Craig Apgar (1910)
"JAPAN VISE MAPLE — Acer japonicum. •Leaves rounded and deeply 5-11-lobed, the lobes pointed and doubly serrated. (B.) B. Stems of leaves and fruit smooth, ..."

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