Platanus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 999 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is SE. Europe to Pakistan, Indo-China, E. Canada to Guatemala.

Distribution

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

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [s.n.] United Kingdom K000639146 Yes
Cope, T.A. [RBG 15] United Kingdom K000914035 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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