It is a new cultivar from Italy and was selected in 2014 by Danilo Bonacchi. The tree nursery of Francesco Vignoli in Italy wanted to refer to the ancient country of origin "Etruria" (Tuscany) regarding the naming of the new selections and chose deity names from the old mythology for the new name. So "Maris" stood for the deity of agriculture

The Giorgio Tesi Group from Pistoia (Italy) won the first prize in the ‘Nòva Green’ competition for Plants and Flowers at the recently held Italian trade fair Flormart 2015 in Padua. The company presented four varieties of Gingko Biloba: ‘Fastigiata Selvans’, ‘Fastigiata Feronia’, ‘Globosa Tinia’, and ‘Columnare Maris’. The first prize went to ‘Fastigiata Feronia’

Ginkgo biloba 'Columnare Maris'