Acer pictum subsp. mono

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Acer pictum subsp. mono
Acer mono, Arnold Arboretum - IMG 5915.JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
Genus: Acer
A. p. subsp. mono
Trinomial name
Acer pictum subsp. mono

Acer pictum subsp. mono, commonly known as painted maple or mono maple in English,[1] itayakaede (板屋楓) or ezoitaya (蝦夷板屋) in Japan,[1] wu jiao feng (五角枫) in China,[2] or gorosoe (고로쇠) or gorosoenamu (고로쇠나무) in Korea,[3] is a species of maple.



Acer pictum subsp. mono grows 15-20m tall and a trunk that is 60–100 cm wide.[1] Its leaves have 5-7 lobes.[1][2]


The tree has the following synonyms:[4]

  • Acer laetum var. parviflorum Regel
  • Acer mono Maxim. (basionym)
  • Acer pictum var. mono (Maxim.) Maxim. ex Franch.
  • Acer truncatum subsp. mono (Maxim.) A. E. Murray


The tree is native to Japan, Korea, China, Mongolia, and the Russian Far East.[2][4]


  1. ^ a b c d Tsuji, Tatsuichi; Jun Umezawa; Tako Satō (1992). Common Trees of Hokkaido (in Japanese). Sapporo: Hokkaido University Press. p. 262. ISBN 978-4-8329-1032-4.
  2. ^ a b c "Acer pictum subsp. mono". Flora of China. Retrieved 20 January 2010 – via, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  3. ^ "고로쇠나무[painted maple,Acer mono]". Doosan Corp. Retrieved 26 September 2013.
  4. ^ a b "Acer pictum subsp. mono". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 1 January 2018.