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This name record (from Tropicos) is not included in version 1.1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name is included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Platanus occidentalis in version 1.1 of The Plant List.

M Platanus occidentalis L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Platanus (family Platanaceae).

The record derives from Tropicos which reports it as an accepted name (record 25300003) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 2: 999 999 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Platanus excelsa Salisb. Synonym M TRO
Platanus integrifolia hort. ex C. Koch Synonym M TRO
Platanus lobata Moench Synonym M TRO
Platanus orientalis var. occidentalis (L.) Kuntze Synonym L TRO
Platanus pyramidalis hort. ex Dippel Synonym M TRO

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