Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2022, Vol. 49 ›› Issue (S2): 271-272.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2022-0614

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A New Acer henryi Cultivar‘Lüwu’

LIU Kewei,YANG Hong,and GU Yonghua*   

  1. Institute of Botany,Jiangsu Province and Chinese Academy of Sciences (Nanjing Botanical Garden Mem Sun Yat-Sen),Nanjing 210014,China
  • Online:2022-11-26 Published:2022-12-07

Abstract: ‘lüwu’is a new cultivar selected from bud mutation of Acer henryi Pax. The leaf is slightly wrinkled,U-shaped,turned down,and densely pilose at the beginning. The new bud is red. The center of young leaves is light green,and the edge is red and yellow. The middle of mature spring leaves presents uneven dark green along both sides of the central main leaf vein,and the edge is yellow and green. In early summer,the center of leaves is dark green,and the edge is light green,and then becomes green in summer.

Key words: Acer henryi, cultivar

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