Acer pictum subsp. mono

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Acer pictum subsp. mono
Acer mono, Arnold Arboretum - IMG 5915.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Aceraceae
Genus: Acer
Species: A. pictum
Subspecies: A. p. subsp. mono
Trinomial name
Acer pictum subsp. mono
(Maxim.) H.Ohashi

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] 五角枫 (wu jiao feng) in China,[2] or gorosoe (고로쇠) or gorosoenamul (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 4-8329-1032-9. 
  2. ^ a b c Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden Retrieved 20 January 2010 – via  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "고로쇠나무[painted maple,Acer mono]". Doosan Corp. Retrieved 26 September 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "Acer pictum Thunb. ex Murray subsp. mono (Maxim.) H. Ohashi". SDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program, Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. Beltsville, Maryland: National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. Retrieved 20 January 2010.