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

Quercus insignis M. Martens & Galeotti (1843)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Quercus (the white oaks)
Natural Distribution
MEXICO: (Jalisco, Veracruz, Oaxaca, Chiapas), CENTRAL AMERICA: BELIZE, GUATEMALA (Petén, Sacatepéquez), HONDURAS, NICARAGUA, COSTA RICA, PANAMA:
Conservation Status
Rated as Near Threatened (NT) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at Arboretum Het Leen Eeklo (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus seibertii C. H. Mull. (1942)
Quercus strombocarpa Liebm. (1854)
Quercus schippii Standl. (1935)
Hybrids in this Database
Main Horticultural References
(Grimshaw & Bayton) New Trees (2009) page 733 with photograph of tree in Introduction, page 35
Recent Monograph References
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 2, page 516
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 106 illustrated (new growth, page 107 young tree, acorns)
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon
Arboretum des Pouyouleix (France)
Chevithorne Barton (UK National Collection®)
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Hackfalls Arboretum (New Zealand)