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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. Last Changed: 04-May-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


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.
  2. Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares. (F Iberica)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage (Zander ed17)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen (Zander Ency)
  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. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  7. Grimm, G. W. & T. Denk 2008. ITS evolution in Platanus (Platanaceae): homoeologues, pseudogenes and ancient hybridization Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 101:403-419.
  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 New trees: recent introductions to cultivation (New Trees)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  11. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  12. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976) (Krussmann)
  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.
  14. Rehder, A. Bibliography of cultivated trees and shrubs. (Rehder)
  15. Santamour, F. S., Jr. & A. J. McArdle 1986. Checklist of cultivated Platanus (planetree) J. Arboric. 12:81.

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?id=28801. Accessed 23 May 2019.