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Platanus occidentalis


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Last modified: 03/05/2013


Platanus L., Sp. Pl. 999. 1753. Gen. Pl., ed.5, 433. 1754. LECTOTYPE: Platanus orientalis L. Gleason (1908).

Key to the species of Platanus

1. Leaves mostly reniform; heads solitary; native on aluvial soils...Platanus occidentalis
1. Leaves more truncate or cordate at base; heads 2; often cultivated, especially along streets...Platanus hybrida

List of Platanus Species


References to Platanus

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