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Full Name: - Quercus robur 'Purpurascens'

Quercus robur 'Purpurascens' DC., Rapp. Voy. Bot. Sud-ouest, 1: 19 (1808) Cultivar name has been accepted as Registered
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Quercus (the white oaks)
Description
H. J. Elwes & A. Henry, Trees of Great Britain & Ireland, 2: 285 (1907)
Natural Distribution
From cultivation
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (UK) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus robur 'Royal' Kelsey & Dayton, (1942) nom. illegit.
Quercus robur 'Sanguinea' Bechst., (1821)
Main Horticultural References
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 106
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 510 as f. purpurascens (DC.) K. Koch
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 416