Definition of snakebark maple in English:

snakebark maple

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noun

A maple tree with longitudinal pale stripes on the bark.
  • Genus Acer, family Aceraceae: several species, in particular A. davidii (of eastern Asia) and the moosewood
More example sentences
  • The David Maple is widely considered to be the most attractive of the stribebark or snakebark maples.
  • A wonderful addition to the Japanese-inspired garden are snakebark maples whose striped green bark looks like garter snakes.
  • There are trees with beautiful barks such as snakebark maples and birches, and species that will thrive in containers, hollies, bay laurel and dwarf conifers.

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