Platanus ×acerifolia 'Bloodgood'

Broadly conical with large, glossy leaves. Said to have a greater resistance to anthracnose, heat, drought and soil compression; it is quick growing but susceptible to high levels of ozone pollution. Probably first grown at the Meehan Nursery, Germantown, Pennsylvania c. 1900 but later produced by other nurseries including the Bloodgood Nurseries, usa.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Proteanae
order      Proteales
family       Platanaceae
genus        Platanus L.
species         Platanus ×acerifolia (Aiton) Willd.