Visoko i lepo drvo sa glatkom korom, koja se listato ljuspa, i širokim, dlanastim lišćem, slično javoru, istočni javor (Platanus orientalis L).
Drvo visoke i široke krošnje sivozelene kore i prstastih listova.
Any of a genus (Platanus of the family Platanaceae, the plane-tree family) of chiefly deciduous trees with large palmately lobed leaves, flowers in globose heads, and usually scaling bark — called also buttonwood, plane tree, sycamore
In botany, any tree of the genus Platanus. Species include the oriental plane p. orientalis, a favorite plantation tree of the Greeks and Romans and the American plane or buttonwood p. occidentalis. A hybrid of these two is the London plane p. x acerifolia, with palmate, usually five-lobed leaves, which is widely planted in cities for its resistance to air pollution.
All species have pendulous burrlike fruits and are capable of growing to 30 m/100 ft high.
Any of several trees of the genus Platanus having thin pale bark that scales off in small plates and lobed leaves and ball-shaped heads of fruits; SYN. sycamore, platan.
Sinonimi: great maple | scottish maple | Acer pseudoplatanus | lacewood
ETYM Latin sycomorus, Greek, the fig mulberry.
Or plane tree; Any of several Eurasian trees of the genus Platanus of the family Plantanaceae. Species include the oriental plane tree P. orientalis, a favorite of the Greeks and Romans; the American sycamore P. occidentalis of the eastern US; and the Arizona sycamore P. wrightii.
All species have pendulous burrlike fruits and some grow to 100 ft/30 m high.
1. Eurasian maple tree with pale gray bark that peels in flakes like that of a sycamore tree; leaves with five ovate lobes yellow in autumn; SYN. great maple, scottish maple, Acer pseudoplatanus.
2. Thick-branched wide-spreading tree of Africa and adjacent southwestern Asia often buttressed with branches rising from near the ground; produces cluster of edible but inferior figs on short leafless twigs; the Biblical sycamore.
3. Variably colored and sometimes variegated hard tough elastic wood of a sycamore tree; SYN. lacewood.