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Full Name: - Quercus rysophylla

Quercus rysophylla Weath. (1910)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Lobatae (the red oaks)
Common Names in this Database
Nomenclature Note
Spelled "rhysopylla" in the World Checklist and Bibliography of Fagales (1998), and in earlier versions of this database. Corrected to reflect the original spelling by Weatherby.
Natural Distribution
MEXICO: (Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Querétaro, Hidalgo, Veracruz)
Conservation Status
Rated as Near Threatened (NT) in the The Red List of Oaks
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 rhysophylla auct. orth. var.
Hybrids in this Database
Main Horticultural References
(Grimshaw & Bayton) New Trees (2009) page 748 with line illustration, page 694, photograph of young leaves, page 749
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 254 as "Q. rysophylla"
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 561
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 787
Recent Monograph References
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 2, page 608
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 162 illustrated (young shoot, page 163 young shoots, leaves)
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon