Sycamore is a name which has been applied to several 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)
- Some North American members of the genus Platanus, including
- In Australia, there are numerous trees which have the common name "sycamore":
- Litsea reticulata or Cryptocarya glaucescens (silver sycamore)
- Polyscias elegans (white sycamore)
- Cryptocarya obovata (white sycamore)
- Ceratopetalum succirubrum (satin sycamore)
- Cardwellia sublimia
- Cryptocarya hypospodia (bastard sycamore)
- Ceratopetalum virchowii (pink sycamore)
- Ceratopetalum corymbosum (mountain sycamore)
- F.A. Zich; B.P.M Hyland; T. Whiffen; R.A. Kerrigan (2020). "Ceratopetalum corymbosum". Australian Tropical Rainforest Plants, Edition 8. Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Retrieved 6 March 2021.
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- Chris Coughran. "Satin sycamore, also known as Ceratopetalum succirubrum - Species".