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Full Name: - Quercus petraea Mespilifolia Group

Quercus petraea Mespilifolia Group Wallr., Sched. Crit., 494 (1822) as "Quercus roboris mespilifoliae (sic)" Cultivar name has been accepted as Registered
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Quercus (the white oaks)
H. J. Elwes & A. Henry, Trees of Great Britain & Ireland, 2: 292 (1907)
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at Arboretum Kalmthout (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus petraea 'Medlar' Kelsey & Dayton, (1942) nom. illegit.
Quercus mespilifolia Wallr. (1822)
Main Horticultural References
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 253 as 'Mespilifolia'
Hortus Third (1976) page 935 as 'Mespilifolia'
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 100
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 557 as Q. petraea f. mespilifolia (Wallr.) Rehd.
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 786 as 'Mespilifolia'
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1730 as Q. petraea mespilifolia
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 501 as f. mespilifolia (Walr.) Rehd.
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 414
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon
The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (UK National Collection®)
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Hackfalls Arboretum (New Zealand)
Gardens and Arboretum Trompenburg (The Netherlands Plant Collection)