Platanus × hispanica Mill. ex Münchh.

First published in Hausvater 5: 229 (1770)
This is an artifical hybrid
The hybrid formula of this artificial cross is P. occidentalis × P. orientalis.


Heterotypic Synonyms

This name is accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Bosser, J., Cadet, T., Guého, J. & Marais, W. (eds.) (1985). Flore des Mascareignes 161-169: 1. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris. [Cited as Platanus × hispanica.]
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Platanus × hispanica.]
  • Geerinck, D. (1979). Platanus × hispanica Mill. ex Münchh. cv. Acerifolia, nom correct du platane hybride ou à feuilles d'érable. Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 49: 160-161. [Cited as Platanus × hispanica.]
  • Grimm, G.W. & Denk, T. (2010). The reticulate origin of modern plane trees (Platanus, Platanaceae): A nuclear marker puzzle. Taxon 59: 134-147. [Cited as P. occidentalis × P. orientalis.]
  • Lambion, J., Delvosalle, L. & Duvigneaud, J. (2004). Nouvelle flore de la Belgique du G. D. de Luxembourg, du Nord de la France et des régions voisines, ed. 5: 1-1167. Edition du Patrimoine du Jardin botanique national de Belgique. [Cited as Platanus × hispanica.]
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics. [Cited as Platanus × hispanica.]
  • Stace, C.A., Preston, C.D. & Pearman, D.A. (2015). Hybrid flora of the British isles: 1-501. Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. [Cited as Platanus × hispanica.]
  • Verloove, F. (2011). Fraxinus pennsylvanica, Pterocarya fraxinifolia en andere opmerkelijke uitheemse rivierbegeleiders in België and Noordwest-Frankrijk. Dumortiera 99: 1-10. [Cited as Platanus × hispanica.]

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], Great Britain K000914035 Yes


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