132598 Père David’s Maple Acer davidii (Aceraceae) HEIGHT to 16m
Spreading, open tree. BARK With a pattern of green and brown vertical stripes when young. BRANCHES Mainly upright. LEAVES To 15cm long, either unlobed and ovate or with shallow lobes; dark green above, paler below, on red petioles. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Yellowish, in 6cm-long drooping racemes. Fruits have wings at a shallow angle. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of China, grown here for its ornamental bark.