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Taxon: Platanus ×hispanica Mill. ex Münchh.

Genus: Platanus
Family: Platanaceae
Nomen number: 28801
Place of publication: Hausvater 5:229. 1770
Link to protologue:
Comment: P. orientalis × P. occidentalis
Name Verified on: 26-Sep-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as Platanus ×acerifolia)
  • Materials: wood (timber, as Platanus ×acerifolia)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)


  1. Besnard, G. et al. 2002. Molecular approach of genetic affinities between wild and ornamental Platanus. Euphytica 126:401-412. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  2. Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. 1989-. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares.
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Geerinck, D. 1998. Considérations taxonomiques et nomenclaturales sur quelques arbres cultivés en Europe: genres Acer, Aesculus, Betula, Crataegus, Platanus, Prunus, Quercus et Taxus. Belgian J. Bot. 130:119-130.
  6. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  7. Grimm, G. W. & T. Denk. 2008. ITS evolution in Platanus (Platanaceae): homoeologues, pseudogenes and ancient hybridization. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 101:403-419. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcm305
  8. Grimm, G. W. & T. Denk. 2010. The reticulate origin of modern plane trees (Platanus, Platanaceae): a nuclear marker puzzle. Taxon 59:134-147.
  9. Grimshaw, J. & R. Bayton. 2009. New trees: recent introductions to cultivation Note: Kew Publishing, Royal Botan Gardens, Kew
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Platanus ×acerifolia 'Hispanica'
  11. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972-. Atlas florae europaeae. Note: lists as Platanus hispanica Mill.
  12. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976) Note: = Platanus ×acerifolia 'Hispanica'
  13. López González, G. 1998. Sobre el plátano de paseo, Platanus orientalis L. var. acerifolia Dryand. (Platanaceae), y su posible origen. Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 56:159. Note: = Platanus orientalis var. acerifolia Aiton?
  14. Rehder, A. 1949. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. Note: = Platanus ×acerifolia var. hispanica (Münchh.) Bean
  15. Santamour, F. S., Jr. & A. J. McArdle. 1986. Checklist of cultivated Platanus (planetree). J. Arboric. 12:81. Note: = Platanus ×acerifolia (Aiton) Willd.

Check other web resources for Platanus ×hispanica Mill. ex Münchh. :

  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?28801. Accessed 22 November 2019.