Platanus


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Noun1.Platanus - genus of large monoecious mostly deciduous trees: London planePlatanus - genus of large monoecious mostly deciduous trees: London plane; sycamore
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Platanaceae, plane-tree family, Platanaceae - coextensive with the genus Platanus: plane trees
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
London plane, Platanus acerifolia - very large fast-growing tree much planted as a street tree
American plane, American sycamore, buttonwood, Platanus occidentalis - very large spreading plane tree of eastern and central North America to Mexico
oriental plane, Platanus orientalis - large tree of southeastern Europe to Asia Minor
California sycamore, Platanus racemosa - tall tree of Baja California having deciduous bark and large alternate palmately lobed leaves and ball-shaped clusters of flowers
Arizona sycamore, Platanus wrightii - medium-sized tree of Arizona and adjacent regions having deeply lobed leaves and collective fruits in groups of 3 to 5
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The material was at first supposed to be the wood of the sycamore (platanus), but, upon cutting into it, we found it to be pasteboard, or, more properly, papier mache, composed of papyrus.
Betulinic acid (3[beta],hydroxyl-lup-20(29)-en-28-oic acid) (Compound 1 in Scheme-1) is a lupane-structured pentacyclic triterpene that can be obtained from many fruits, plants, and vegetables, and higher amounts can be extracted from birch tree bark (Betula species), sycamore and eucalyptus bark, the bark of planes (Platanus species), and chemical or enzymatic oxidation of betulin (extracted in large amounts from white birch tree bark) [1-4].
This was disclosed by Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa K-P) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Tuesday as he formally inaugurated the Monsoon Tree Plantation Campaign in the province by planting a Chinar Tree (Platanus orientalis) in the Peshawar Zoo.
PESHAWAR -- Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Tuesday formally inaugurated the Monsoon Tree Plantation Campaign at provincial level by planting Platanus Orientalis (Chenar Tree) at Peshawar Zoo which will be followed by comprehensive plantation campaign at regional and district levels.
The big idea is that instead of making marble monuments, or of the sorts, at the roundabouts, trees such as Chinar (Platanus Orientalis), should be planted.
These include sugar maple (Acer saccharum), silver maple (Acer saccharinum), red oak (Quercus rubra), black oak (Quercus velutina), swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor), white oak (Quercus Alba), American hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana), American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), bald-cypress (Taxodium distichum), Eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis) and Eastern redceder (Juniperus virginiana).
Fagaceae Quercusincana Banj MP Mic (Husskn.) H.N Platanaceae Platanus Chinar MP Mac orientalis L.
The most commonly studied trees were 8 reports on White or European Ash (Fraxinus Americana and excelsior); 5 reports on Sycamore (Platanus orientalis); 4 reports on Birch (Betula betulaceae), Oak (Quercus robur), and Pinus (Pinus pinaceae); 3 reports on Elam (Ulmus ulmaceae) and Olive (Oleaceae); 2 reports on Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus), Willow (Salicaceae), Mesquite (Prosopis julifera), Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus), and Hazel (Alnus serrulata); and 1 report on Weeping willow (Salix babylonica), Beach (Fagaceae), and Cedar (Cupressus sempervirens).
Considerando apenas as tendencias crescente e decrescente para a concentracao de nutrientes ao longo do tronco, Witschoreck e Schumacher (2013) obtiveram, para Platanus x acerifolia, comportamento semelhante para N, P, K, Ca, B, Cu e Zn na madeira e N, P, K, Mg, B, Cu, Fe, Mn na casca.