Leaves are opposite, palmately 3-5 lobed, duplicately serrulate.
Fruit has 2 samaras, ripening in October.
It grows on sunny and moist places in the cool temperate zone.
The wood is used for turneries, wood shaving, chopsticks, toys.
Distribution ; Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Yaku Island
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