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Genus Quercus

Section Quercus

The white oaks (synonym sect. Lepidobalanus). Europe, Asia, north Africa, North America. Styles short; acorns mature in 6 months, sweet or slightly bitter, inside of acorn shell hairless. World map showing Europe Europe is conventionally considered one of the seven continents of Earth which, in this case, is more a cultural and political distinction than a physiogeographic one. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A satellite composite image of Africa Africa is the worlds second largest and second most populous continent, after Asia. ... World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ...

  • Quercus alba - White oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus aliena - Oriental white oak - eastern Asia
  • Quercus arizonica - Arizona white oak # - southwestern North America
  • Quercus austrina - Bluff oak- southeastern North America
  • Quercus berberidifolia - California Scrub Oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus bicolor - Swamp white oak - eastern & midwestern North America
  • Quercus boyntonii - Boynton's post oak - south central North America
  • Quercus chapmannii - Chapmann oak - southeastern North America
  • Quercus cornelius-mulleri - Muller oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus depressipes - - Texas
  • Quercus dilatata - Himalaya
  • Quercus douglasii - Blue oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus dumosa - Coastal scrub oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus durata - Leather oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus engelmannii - Engelmann Oak # - southwestern North America
  • Quercus faginea - Portuguese oak - southwestern Europe
  • Quercus fusiformis - Texas live oak - south central North America
  • Quercus gambelii - Gambel oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus garryana - Garry Oak - western North America
  • Quercus geminata - Sand live oak # - southeastern North America
  • Quercus grisea - Gray oak - south central North America
  • Quercus havardii - Sand shinnery oak, Shin oak - south central North America
  • Quercus hinckleyi - - Texas
  • Quercus hondurensis - # - Honduras
  • Quercus ilex - Holm oak # - southern Europe, northwestern Africa
  • Quercus intricata - Texas
  • Quercus john-tuckeri - Tucker's oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus laceyi - Lacey oak - south central North America
  • Quercus lanata - Woolly-leaved oak # - Himalaya
  • Quercus leucotrichophora - Himalayan oak # - Himalaya
  • Quercus lobata - Valley oak or California white oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus lyrata - Overcup oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus macrocarpa - Bur oak - eastern & central North America
  • Quercus mohriana - Mohr oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus michauxii - Swamp chestnut oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus minima - Dwarf live oak # - southeastern North America
  • Quercus mongolica - Mongolian oak - eastern Asia
  • Quercus montana - Chestnut oak - eastern North America (syn. Q. prinus)
  • Quercus muhlenbergii - Chinkapin oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus oblongifolia - Mexican blue oak # - western North America
  • Quercus oglethorpensis - Oglethorpe oak - southeastern North America
  • Quercus peduncularis - # - Central America
  • Quercus petraea - Sessile oak - Europe
  • Quercus polymorpha - Monterrey oak# - Mexico & extreme S. Texas
  • Quercus prinoides - Dwarf chinkapin oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus pubescens - Downy oak - Europe
  • Quercus pungens - Sandpaper oak # - south central North America
  • Quercus robur - Pedunculate oak, English oak - Europe, West Asia
  • Quercus rugosa - Netleaf oak# - Mexico
  • Quercus sadleriana - Deer oak - California
  • Quercus stellata - Post oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus toumeyi - Toumey Oak - Extreme SW. New Mexico
  • Quercus turbinella - Scrub live oak # - southwestern North America
  • Quercus vaseyana - Vasey oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus virginiana - Southern live oak # - southeastern North America

Binomial name Quercus alba L. The White oak (Quercus alba) is one of the most magnificent of oaks. ... Binomial name Quercus berberidifolia Liebm. ... Binomial name Quercus bicolor Willd. ... Official language(s) None. ... Perspective view of the Himalaya and Mount Everest as seen from space looking south-south-east from over the Tibetan Plateau. ... Binomial name Quercus douglasii The Blue oak (Quercus douglasii) is an oak in the white oak section of the genus, Quercus sect. ... Binomial name Quercus engelmannii Greene The Engelmann Oak (Quercus engelmannii), also called the Pasadena Oak, is a species of oak in the white oak section Quercus sect. ... Binomial name Quercus fusiformis Texas live oak is an evergreen or nearly evergreen oak tree, Quercus fusiformis, native to the southern United States, in Texas from about Corpus Christi west to the Pecos River and north to southern Oklahoma, and also in adjacent northeastern Mexico in Coahuila and Nuevo Le... Binomial name Quercus gambelii Nutt. ... Binomial name Quercus garryana The Oregon White Oak (Quercus garryana), also known as Garry Oak, has a range from northern California to British Columbia. ... Official language(s) None. ... Binomial name Quercus ilex L. The Holm Oak Quercus ilex L., also called Holly oak or Evergreen Oak, is a large evergreen oak native to the Mediterranean region. ... Binomial name Quercus lobata Nee The Valley oak is the largest of North american oaks and arguably the most majestic of its genus. ... Binomial name Quercus macrocarpa Michx. ... Binomial name Quercus michauxii Nutt. ... Binomial name Quercus prinus The Chestnut oak (Quercus prinus, or Quercus montana in some references) is one of the chestnut oak subgroup of the white oak group, genus Quercus section Quercus. ... Categories: Plant stubs | Oaks ... Binomial name Quercus petraea (Mattuschka) Liebl. ... Binomial name Quercus pubescens Willd. ... Binomial name Quercus robur L. The Pedunculate Oak or English Oak (Quercus robur) is native to most of Europe, and to Asia Minor to the Caucasus, and also to parts of North Africa. ... Binomial name Quercus stellata Wangenh. ... Binomial name Quercus virginiana Mill. ...

Section Mesobalanus

Europe, Asia, north Africa. Styles long; acorns mature in 6 months, bitter, inside of acorn shell hairless (closely related to sect. Quercus and sometimes included in it).

  • Quercus dentata - Daimyo oak - eastern Asia
  • Quercus frainetto - Hungarian oak - southeastern Europe
  • Quercus macranthera - Caucasian oak - western Asia
  • Quercus pontica - Armenian oak - western Asia
  • Quercus pyrenaica - Pyrenean oak - southwestern Europe
  • Quercus vulcanica - Kasnak oak - southwestern Asia

Binomial name Quercus frainetto Tenore The Hungarian oak (Quercus frainetto) is a large oak, native to southeastern Europe (parts of Italy, the Balkans, parts of Hungary, Romania) and Turkey; it is classified in Quercus sect. ... Binomial name Quercus pontica K.Koch The Armenian Oak or Pontine Oak (Quercus pontica) is a species of oak native to the Caucasus mountains and northeast Turkey. ...

Section Cerris

Europe, Asia, north Africa. Styles long; acorns mature in 18 months, very bitter, inside of acorn shell hairless or slightly hairy.

  • Quercus acutissima - Sawtooth oak - eastern Asia
  • Quercus alnifolia - Golden oak of Cyprus - Cyprus
  • Quercus calliprinos - Palestine oak # - southwestern Asia
  • Quercus cerris - Turkey oak - southern Europe, southwestern Asia
  • Quercus coccifera - Kermes oak # - southern Europe
  • Quercus libani - Lebanon oak - southwestern Asia
  • Quercus macrolepis - Vallonea oak - southwestern Asia
  • Quercus semecarpifolia - Himalayan oak # - southern Asia
  • Quercus suber - Cork oak # - southwestern Europe, northwestern Africa
  • Quercus trojana - Macedonian oak - southeastern Europe
  • Quercus variabilis - Chinese cork oak - eastern Asia

Binomial name Quercus acutissima Carruth. ... Binomial name Quercus calliprinos Webb The Palestine Oak (Quercus calliprinos) is an oak in the turkey oak section Quercus sect. ... Binomial name Quercus cerris L. The Turkey Oak (Quercus cerris) is an oak native to southern Europe and Asia Minor. ... Binomial name Quercus coccifera L. The Kermes Oak (Quercus coccifera) is an oak in the turkey oak section Quercus sect. ... Binomial name Quercus suber L. The Cork Oak (Quercus suber) is a medium sized, evergreen oak tree in the section Quercus sect. ... Binomial name Quercus trojana Webb The Macedonian Oak (Quercus trojana) is an oak in the turkey oak section Quercus sect. ...

Section Protobalanus

The intermediate oaks. Southwest USA & northwest Mexico. Styles short, acorns mature in 18 months, very bitter, inside of acorn shell woolly.

  • Quercus cedrosensis - Cedros Island oak # - Baja California
  • Quercus chrysolepis - Canyon live oak # - southwestern North America
  • Quercus palmeri - Palmer oak # - southwestern North America
  • Quercus tomentella - Island oak # - southwestern North America
  • Quercus vacciniifolia - Huckleberry oak # - southwestern North America

Binomial name Quercus tomentella Engelm. ...

Section Lobatae

The red oaks (synonym sect. Erythrobalanus). North, Central & South America. Styles long, acorns mature in 18 months, very bitter, inside of acorn shell woolly.

  • Quercus acerifolia - Maple leaved oak, or Mapleleaf oak # - south central North America
  • Quercus agrifolia - Coast live oak # - southwestern North America
  • Quercus arkansana - Arkansas oak - southeastern North America
  • Quercus buckleyi - Buckley oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus canbyi - Canby oak # - Mexico
  • Quercus coccinea - Scarlet oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus cualensis - Mexico (Sierra Madre del Sur)
  • Quercus depressa - Mexico
  • Quercus eduardii - Mexico
  • Quercus ellipsoidalis - Northern pin oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus emoryi - Emory oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus falcata - Southern red oak, or Spanish oak - southeastern North America
  • Quercus gravesii - Chisos red oak - Mexico, southwestern North America (Texas)
  • Quercus graciliformis - # - Extreme SW North America
  • Quercus georgiana - Georgia oak - southeastern North America
  • Quercus hirtifolia - Mexico
  • Quercus hintoniorum - Mexico
  • Quercus humboldtii - South American Oak # - northern South America
  • Quercus hypoleucoides - Silverleaf oak # - southwestern North America
  • Quercus hypoxantha - Mexico
  • Quercus ilicifolia - Bear oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus iltisii - Southern Mexico
  • Quercus imbricaria - Shingle oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus incana - Bluejack oak - southwestern North America
  • Quercus inopina - # - southeastern North America
  • Quercus kelloggii - California black oak - western North America
  • Quercus laevis - American turkey oak - southeastern North America
  • Quercus laurifolia - Laurel oak # - southeastern North America
  • Quercus laurina - Mexico
  • Quercus marilandica - Blackjack oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus myrtifolia - Myrtle oak - southeastern North America
  • Quercus nigra - Water oak # - eastern North America
  • Quercus palustris - Pin oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus parvula -Island scrub oak - California
  • Quercus phellos - Willow oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus polymorpha - Coahuila oak # - Mexico
  • Quercus pumila - Runner oak - southeastern North America
  • Quercus rhysophylla - Loquat-leaf oak # - Mexico
  • Quercus rubra - Northern red oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus salicifolia - Mexico
  • Quercus sapotaefolia- # - Central America
  • Quercus shumardii - Shumard Oak - southeastern North America
  • Quercus tardifolia - Lateleaf oak - Extreme S.Texas
  • Quercus texana - Nuttall's oak - south central North America
  • Quercus velutina - Black oak - eastern North America
  • Quercus wislizenii - Interior live oak # - southwestern North America
  • Quercus dilatata - # -Himalaya (not sure what subgenus)

Binomial name Quercus agrifolia The Coast live oak, Quercus agrifolia, also called the California live oak, is an evergeen oak, highly variable and often shrubby, found in the coastal regions of southwestern North America from Mendocino County, California south to northern Baja California in Mexico. ... Binomial name Quercus coccinea Muenchh. ... Sierra Madre del Sur The Sierra Madre del Sur is a mountain range in southern Mexico, extending 1000 km from southern Michoacán east through Guerrero, to the Istmo de Tehuantepec in eastern Oaxaca. ... Binomial name Quercus ellipsoidalis E.J.Hill The Northern Pin Oak or Hills Oak (Quercus ellipsoidalis) is an oak in the red oak section Quercus sect. ... Binomial name Quercus emoryi Torr. ... Binomial name Quercus falcata Michx. ... Binomial name Quercus georgiana M. A. Curtis The Georgia oak (Quercus georgiana), also called the Stone Mountain oak, is a rare deciduous oak. ... Binomial name Quercus imbricaria Michx. ... Binomial name Quercus kelloggii Newb. ... Binomial name Quercus laevis The American Turkey Oak (Quercus laevis) is a member of the red oak group of oaks. ... Binomial name Quercus laurifolia Michx. ... Binomial name Quercus marilandica Muenchh. ... Binomial name Quercus palustris Muenchh. ... Binomial name Quercus phellos L. Willow Oak (Quercus phellos) is a deciduous tree in the red oak group of oaks. ... Binomial name Quercus rubra L. The Northern Red Oak, Quercus rubra (syn. ... Binomial name Quercus shumardii L. The Shumard Oak, Quercus shumardii (also known as spotted oak, Schneck oak, Shumard red oak, and swamp red oak), is one of the largest of the oak species in the Red Oak group (Quercus section Lobatae). ... Binomial name Quercus velutina Lamb. ... Binomial name Quercus wislizenii The Interior live oak, Quercus wislizenii is an evergeen oak, highly variable and often shrubby, found in the large areas of California in the United States. ... Perspective view of the Himalaya and Mount Everest as seen from space looking south-south-east from over the Tibetan Plateau. ...

Notes

# Species with evergreen foliage ("live oaks") are tagged #. Note that the change from deciduous to evergreen character (or vice-versa) has evolved on numerous occasions in Quercus, and does not necessarily indicate that the species concerned are closely related. A Silver Fir shoot showing three successive years of retained leaves In botany, an evergreen plant is a plant which retains its leaves year-round, with each leaf persisting for more than 12 months. ... Southern live oaks on Skidaway Island, near Savannah, Georgia Live oak is a general term for a number of unrelated oaks in several different sections of the genus Quercus that happen to share the character of evergreen foliage. ...


External links

  • Flora of North America - Quercus
  • Flora of China - Quercus

  Results from FactBites:
 
List of Quercus species - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1158 words)
Quercus lanata - Woolly-leaved oak # - Himalaya
Quercus leucotrichophora - Himalayan oak # - Himalaya
Quercus calliprinos - Palestine oak # - southwestern Asia
Oak - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (999 words)
The genus is native to the northern hemisphere, and includes deciduous and evergreen species extending from cold latitudes to tropical Asia and America.
Some European and American oak species are used to make barrels where wine and other spirits are aged; the barrels, which are in some cases charred before use, contribute to the taste.
The wood of Quercus robur, the English oak and Quercus petraea, the Sessile oak, is extensively used in Europe.
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