Definition of snakebark maple in English:

snakebark maple

noun

  • A maple tree with longitudinal pale stripes on the bark.

    • ‘The snakebark maples are named for their white striped bark which becomes rough and cracked with age.’
    • ‘The David Maple is widely considered to be the most attractive of the stribebark or snakebark maples.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘A wonderful addition to the Japanese-inspired garden are snakebark maples whose striped green bark looks like garter snakes.’
    • ‘As with many of the snakebark maples, this tree is well suited for shady sites but needs care during establishment, if damaged or stressed it may suffer from canker.’

Pronunciation

snakebark maple

/ˈsnākbärk ˌmāp(ə)l/