London plane

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Noun1.London plane - very large fast-growing tree much planted as a street tree
genus Platanus, Platanus - genus of large monoecious mostly deciduous trees: London plane; sycamore
plane tree, platan, sycamore - 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
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In any case I would not trust this council to run this scheme, after all they were responsible for hacking down the London Plane tree in Broad Street in spite of objections, and they intend to rip up grassland for their cycle lane project.
The plans have been drawn up following last year's controversy over the felling of a decades-old mature London Plane tree during the redevelopment of Centenary Square and Broad Street.
Ray Egan, aka John Bull, and the London plane tree on Broad Street, which is thought to have been planted in 1876 VETERAN campaigner Ray Egan - the man who protests under the name John Bull - has taken a trunk call to save one of the region's best-known trees.
He discovers that some things in life are still free: a London plane in Hammersmith gives views over Queen's Tennis Club and the sweet gum alongside St Paul's allows glimpses of rarely-seen architectural details.
AT the exit from the fire station on to Radford Road a decades-old copse of London plane trees is being cut down.
Her work is carried in stores around the Seattle area, including The Bellevue Arts Museum and The London Plane.
The species planted include Sugar Maple, Red Maple, Scarlet Oak, Honey Locust, Eastern Redbud, Hornbeam, Sweetgum, Zelkova, London Plane and the flowering Dogwood.
There is an amusing story that in an effort to avoid the curry, one enterprising family marched on to the London plane last year with a massive bucket of KFC, along with a tray of Costa Coffee lattes.
Located close to famous landmarks Berkeley Square, surrounded by ancient London Plane trees and Robert Adam architecture, also
Not because they have or haven't won a coveted gold medal, but because the magnificent London plane trees that surround the gardens of the Royal Hospital at Chelsea choose these couple of weeks in May to release their pollen.
The trees include London plane, honey locust, Korean fir, Atlantic fir, silver lime, laburnum, sweet chestnut, horse chestnut, copper beech, medlar, Himalayan birch, various berry-bearing sorbus and weeping willow.
The Asian longhorned beetle prefers maples, but has also been detected in ash, birch, elm, golden rain, hackberry, horse chestnut, katsura, London plane, mimosa, poplar, and willow trees.

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