Small, erect tree. Branches and branchlets hairy. New growth slightly sticky. Leaves with 7-11 lobes, 6-9 cm wide, dark green, hairy in vein axils below; lobes doubly toothed. Fruit wings 2-4 cm long, near upright.
Similar to some variants of A. japonicum and A. palmatum but distinguished by its erect habit and the hairy leaf stalks and lower leaf surfaces.
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.
Dwarf, rounded, small-leaved shrub. Leaf lobes mostly 9-11. Leaves yellowish green, yellow, suffused crimson in autumn. Originated in Japan.