EPPO Global Database

Acer palmatum(ACRPA)

Last modification: 2002-02-13

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ACRPA
  • Preferred name: Acer palmatum
  • Authority: Thunberg


Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu). Widespread, in cultivation, in China and Korea. In general, this is the most important ornamental Acer in cultivation, with numerous cultivars. 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Acer eupalmatum Koidzumi
Acer formosum Carrière
Acer polymorphum Siebold & Zuccarini

Common names
Name Language
javor dlanitolistý Czech
Japansk løn Danish
japanischer Fächerahorn German
Japanese maple English
smooth Japanese maple English
arce japonés Spanish
arce japonés palmeado Spanish
arce palmado japonés Spanish
arce polimorfo Spanish
érable à feuilles glabres French
érable du Japon French
érable palmé French
dlanastolisni javor Croatian
japán juhar Hungarian
acero giapponese Italian
モミジ Japanese
イロハモミジ Japanese
タカオカエデ Japanese
iroha-momiji Japanese
momiji Japanese
takao-kaede Japanese
단풍나무 Korean
dan pung na mu Korean
Japanse esdoorn Dutch
klon palmowy Polish
ácer-do-japão Portuguese
ácer-japonês Portuguese
ácer-palmado Portuguese
bordo-japonês Portuguese
bordo-japonês-vermelho Portuguese
клён веерный Russian
клён дланевидный Russian
javor dlaňovitolistý Slovak
прстолисни јавор Serbian
japansk lönn Swedish
Japon akçaağacı Turkish
jī zhuǎ fēng Chinese
鸡爪枫 Chinese