Acer buergerianum Miq.

Three-toothed Maple

Medium-sized tree generally less than 10 m in cultivation, occasionally a large shrub. Leaves to 10 cm long, 3-6 cm wide with 3 forward-pointing lobes, cuneate except at the rounded base, 3-veined with lobes pointed,margin entire or slightly crenate, dark green above, waxy blue-green below; scarlet to orange-yellow in autumn. Stalk 3-7 cm long. Fruit wings upright, often touching; Jan-Feb.

Japan, E China (montane forests).

Leaves with 3 forward-pointing lobes in upper half; fruit with wings closed, overlapping.

ACT: Yarralumla (Government House). VIC: Ballarat (Bot. Gds); Maryborough (Phillips Gds).

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Aceraceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Acer buergerianum 'Eastwood Cloud'

Slow growing shrub with leaves developing from almost white to cream and pink before turning pale green. Raised from seed by Ron Gordon, Taihape, n Island, New Zealand. Int. by Peter Cave, Cave's Tree Nsy, Pukeroro, Hamilton, n Island, New Zealand.

Acer buergerianum 'Mino-yatsubusa'

Dwarf plants, the leaves with a long narrow central lobe.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Sapindales
family       Sapindaceae
genus        Acer L.