Definition of Oriental plane

1. Noun. Large tree of southeastern Europe to Asia Minor.

Exact synonyms: Platanus Orientalis
Group relationships: Genus Platanus, Platanus
Generic synonyms: Plane Tree, Platan, Sycamore



Definition of Oriental plane

1. Noun. ''Platanus orientalis'', a deciduous tree known for its longevity and spreading crown. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Oriental plane

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1. Forest Life and Forest Trees: Comprising Winter Camp-life Among the Loggers by John S. Springer (1851)
"Remarkable Size of one measured by Washington—by Michaux.— Disease in 1842, '43, and '44.—The oriental plane-tree—Great Favorite with the Ancients. ..."

2. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers, Thomas Thomson (1870)
"... oriental plane, almond, sycamore, and other lighter trees, instead of the lugubrious plantings that had hitherto been in vogue. ..."

3. Travels in Turkey, Asia-Minor, Syria, and Across the Desert Into Egypt by William Wittman (1803)
"... IMMENSE oriental plane CYPRUS: DESCRIPTION OF THAT ISLAND—PLAGUE OF LOCUSTS ARRIVAL AT JAFFA DESCRIPTION OF THAT PLACE AND ITS VICINITY. ..."

4. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"In France, the oriental plane was introduced from England, ... The oriental plane, in a wild state, as far as we know, supports few or no insects; ..."

5. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on British Forestry and Arboriculture for by John Nisbet (1905)
"Only two species need here be referred to — the oriental plane (P. orientalis) and the ... The oriental plane-tree is indigenous to the Levant, Asia Minor, ..."

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