sábado, 26 de outubro de 2013


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sycamore is a name which is applied at various times and places to several different types of trees, but with somewhat similar leaf forms. In the original Greek, it would mean 'fig-mulberry'.

  • 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;
  • Acer pseudoplatanus, the sycamore of Britain and Ireland; a European maple tree, also called sycamore maple, great maple, or, the plane tree in Scotland;
  • Platanus, the sycamores of North America, known as planes in Europe.

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