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Full Name: - Quercus chenii

Quercus chenii Nakai (1924)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Cerris
Description
See: Huang Chengjiu et al.., Volume 4 of Flora of China (1999) Page 372
Natural Distribution
FAR EAST ASIA: CHINA: (Anhui, Fujian, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shandong, Sichuan, Zhejiang)
Conservation Status
Rated as Data Deficient (DD) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from stockplant at Pavia Nurseries (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2009
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus acutissima subsp. chenii (Nakai) A. Camus (1934)
Main Horticultural References
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 249
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 813 as Q. acutissima var. chenii (Nak.) Camus
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 779 as Q. acutissima subsp. chenii (Nak.) Camus
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 460 treats as subspecies of Q. acutissima Carruth.
Recent Monograph References
(Menitsky) Oaks of Asia (2005) page 115 as Q. acutissima subsp. acutissima var. chenii (Nakai) Menits. (1973)
(Hard’ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chźnes (2006) Volume 1, page 480
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 38 illustrated page 39 (autumn growth, young tree)
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon
Arboretum des Pouyouleix (France)
Chevithorne Barton (UK National Collection®)
The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (UK National Collection®)
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Hackfalls Arboretum (New Zealand)