Small, broad-crowned, deciduous tree to about 10 m tall, occasionally a shrub, often with corky, fissured bark. Leaves palmate, divided to about the middle with 3(-5) lobes, the central lobe often also 3-parted, lower surface downy and somewhat waxyblue; yellow in autumn. Leaf stalk with milky sap. Flowers in upright clusters. Fruits with wings spread horizontally, 2.5-3 cm long tip to tip.
Europe, Asia Minor.
Leaves mostly with 3 blunt lobes cut about halfway to the midrib and sometimes with additional lobes.
ACT: Yarralumla (Westbourne Woods). VIC: Ballarat (Bot. Gds); Creswick (Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Nsy); Footscray (Park); Kew (Methodist Ladies' College, drive); Mt Macedon (park on RHS road approaching mountain from highway).
Source: (2002). Aceraceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.
Small, wide-spreading tree to 4 m tall with white-speckled leaves. Often reverting to typical form. Origin unknown, but distributed from Muskau Arboretum in the then e Germany.