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

Quercus affinis Scheidw. (1837)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Lobatae (the red oaks)
Natural Distribution
MEXICO: (Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Veracruz, Puebla, Guerrero, Oaxaca)
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (UK) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2009
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus commutata Liebm. (1854)
Quercus nitens M. Martens & Galeotti (1842)
Main Horticultural References
(Grimshaw & Bayton) New Trees (2009) page 702 with photograph of tree in Introduction, page 12, and line illustration, page 702
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 248
Recent Monograph References
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 2, page 378
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 40 illustrated (autumn growth, page 41 Champion tree)
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon
Arboretum des Pouyouleix (France)
Chevithorne Barton (UK National Collection®)
Shaun Haddock
The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (UK National Collection®)
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Hackfalls Arboretum (New Zealand)