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Platanus occidentalisButtonwood, American sycamore, American Planetree, Sycamore, American SycamorePlatanaceaeP. hispanica. Hort (pro parte). P. macrophylla. Hort. (pro parte). P. vulgaris angulosa.12
Platanus orientalisOriental Plane, Oriental planetreePlatanaceaeP. vulgaris.02
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