Acer paxii Franchet

jin sha qi (jin jiang qi)

evergreen, 3 lobed,coriaceous
central lobe apically acuminate, lateral lobes triangular

SW Sichuan, NW Yunnan, Jinshajiang Basin, 1500-2500m

Photos were taken at Botanical Gardens Faculty of Science Osaka City University.

Let's try to compare the shape of the leaves with that of trident maple.

Leaves of Acer paxii

Leaves of Acer buergerianum