Report from the Oak ICRA checklist
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Full Name: - Quercus acutissima

Quercus acutissima Carruth. (1862)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Cerris, Section Cerris
Common Names in this Database
Infraspecific Taxa Accepted in this Database
See: Huang Chengjiu et al.., Volume 4 of Flora of China (1999) Page 372
See: H. Ohba, Volume 2a of Iwatsuke et al., (eds.) Flora of Japan (2006) Page 45
Natural Distribution
HIMALAYA: INDIA: (Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim), NEPAL, BHUTAN, FAR EAST ASIA: CHINA: (Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, SE Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang), KOREA, JAPAN: (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu), SOUTH EAST ASIA: N MYANMAR, LAOS
USDA Zone (5)6 to 9
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at Ghent University Botanical Garden ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2009
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×alienoides Uyeki (1932)
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 70 with Q. serrata Thunb. as a synonym
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 248
Hortus Third (1976) page 933
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 80
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 547
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 812
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 779
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1725
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 459
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 405
World Economic Plants: a Standard Reference (1999) page 416
Recent Monograph References
(Miller & Lamb) Oaks of North America (1985) page 128
(Menitsky) Oaks of Asia (2005) page 115
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 1, page 432
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 38 illustrated (leaves, page 39 tree)