Sycamore

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Sycamore is a name which has been applied at various times and places to several different types of trees, but with somewhat similar leaf forms. The name derives from the ancient Greek συκόμορος (sūkomoros) meaning "fig-mulberry".

Species of trees known as sycamore:

  • Acer pseudoplatanus, a species of maple native to central Europe and southwestern Asia
  • Ficus sycomorus, the sycamore (or sycomore) of the Bible; a species of fig, also called the sycamore fig or fig-mulberry, native to the Middle East and eastern Africa
  • Platanus orientalis, chinar tree (Old World sycamore)

References

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  2. ^ "M.M.P.N.D. - Sorting Polyscias names". 
  3. ^ Chris Coughran. "Satin sycamore, also known as Ceratopetalum succirubrum - Species". 
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