London Plane

Platanus × hispanica

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Platanus × acerifolia, the London plane, London planetree, or hybrid plane, is a tree in the genus Platanus. It is usually thought to be a hybrid of Platanus orientalis (oriental plane) and Platanus occidentalis (American sycamore). Some authorities think that it may be a cultivar of P. orientalis.

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  1. (c) Maggie, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.flickr.com/photos/13389908@N03/1813096628
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platanus_×_hispanica

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