|Common Names - Sycamore Family||Synonyms - |
|Authority - Lestib. or Dum.||Total Number of genera - 1|
|Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - Angiosperm||Total Number of species - 10|
|Plant forms - Tall Trees|
|World Distribution - N. hemisphere. Scattered, North temperate, North America, Southeast Europe, Southern and Eastern Asia.|
|Comments - The order placement has varied according to what taxonomy plan is referred to. APG II places it under Proteales.
The only genus is Platanus.
All are trees & are in N. hemisphere. Deciduous.
The hybrid London plane is widely planted in cities worldwide.|