|3. London Plane-Tree
Platanus x acerifolia
Frequently planted in city parks since it is able to withstand urban conditions. A cultivated hybrid species, the London Plane-Tree is bred to contain traits common to the native American Sycamore (Platanus occidentalis) and the introduced Oriental Plane-Tree (Platanus orientalis). Easily distinguished from other broadleaf trees by the mottled bark on its trunk and the shape of its leaf.
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