Platanus L.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. Europe to Pakistan, Indo-China, E. Canada to Guatemala.

Native to:

Alabama, Albania, Arizona, Arkansas, Bulgaria, California, Connecticut, Cyprus, Delaware, District of Columbia, East Aegean Is., Florida, Georgia, Greece, Guatemala, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kansas, Kentucky, Kriti, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., Sicilia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Afghanistan, Ecuador, Morocco, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya

Platanus L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 999 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Grimm, G.W. & Denk, T. (2010). The reticulate origin of modern plane trees (Platanus, Platanaceae): A nuclear marker puzzle Taxon 59: 134-147.

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0