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Definition of the noun platanus occidentalis

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  1. very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to Mexico

Phrases with Platanus occidentalis

Phrases starting with Platanus occidentalis:

  1. Platanus Occidentalis Palmeri
  2. Platanus Occidentalis Glabrata
  3. Platanus Occidentalis Suttneri
  4. Platanus Occidentalis Attenuata
  5. Platanus Occidentalis Occidentalis
  6. Platanus occidentalis var. glabrata

Other phrases containing Platanus occidentalis:

  1. Form Platanus Occidentalis Attenuata
  2. Variety Platanus Occidentalis Palmeri
  3. Variety Platanus Occidentalis Glabrata
  4. Variety Platanus Occidentalis Suttneri
  5. Form Platanus Occidentalis Occidentalis
  6. Variety Platanus Occidentalis Occidentalis
  7. Variety Platanus Occidentalis Var. Glabrata

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Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

Platanus occidentalis CONTINUED stream and river. In most respects, the habit is similar to that of London planetree, except the bark is more creamy and the 11⁄ 2-in.-wide, rounded fruit occur singly (those of Platanus acerifolia occur in twos).

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Platanus occidentalis Linnaeus (Platanus densicoma Dode; Platanus excelsa Salisb.; ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

Platanus occidentalis var. lindeniana Jaennicke Platanus orientalis var. lindeniana Kuntze e Jalapa planetree f platane de ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Names of Plants (1884)

Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller

Platanus occidentalis Califomian.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Wood (2007)

by U S Dept of Agriculture

American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis) ...

Google previewSmith's Bible Dictionary 1863 (2017)

4560 definitions and 66,887 cross-references by TruthBeTold Ministry, Joern Andre Halseth, William Smith

This tree thrives best in low and rather moist situations in the north of Palestine, and resembles our sycamore s or buttonwood (Platanus occidentalis).

Google previewSmith's Bible Dictionary 1863 and King James Bible (2017)

by William Smith

This tree thrives best in low and rather moist situations in the north of Palestine, and resembles our sycamore s or buttonwood (Platanus occidentalis).

Google previewThe CABI Encyclopedia of Forest Trees (2013)


London plane Importance Generally considered to be a hybrid between American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) and oriental plane (Platanus orientalis), Platanus acerifolia is a fast-growing deciduous tree often planted in gardens, parks ...

Google previewDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (2008)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

Platanus occidentalis, see American plane. plat band a flat decorative horizontal band or course slightly projecting from the surface of a ...

Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1882)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts by Edward Henry Knight

Platanus occidentalis .. . Eastern U S. . . . . Hard, white ...



(Platanus occidentalis.) The popular name, in New England, of the sycamore tree ; so called from the balls it bears, the receptacle of the seeds, which remain on the trees during the winter. — Michaux's Sylva. Sometimes called Button-ball tree .

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2011)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

planed bark and maple-like leaves, planted as an ornamental tree in urban squares and in parkland; see below for species: American plane, buttonwood, sycamore; [Platanus occidentalis] a North American hardwood with reddish- brown ...

Google previewA Dictionary ... of Commerce and Commercial Navigation ... (1877)

by John Ramsay McCulloch

and the Occidental plane (Platanus Occidentalis). The Oriental plane is a native of the Levant iind other Eastern countries, and is considered one of the finest ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica Volume 1 (1900)

The species of Diodia, another genus of the same family, for a similar reason, are called "button- weeds" ; also the common plane tree, or American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), ...

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