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Full Name: - Quercus suber

Quercus suber L. (1753)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Cerris
Common Names in this Database
Natural Distribution
NORTH AFRICA: N ALGERIA, MOROCCO, TUNISIA, EUROPE: CORSICA, FRANCE, SE ITALY, PORTUGAL, SARDEGNA, SICILIA, SPAIN
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Nomenclatural Type
Not designated
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 suber var. occidentalis (Gay) Laguna (1882)
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×kabylica Trab. (1889)
Quercus ×amaralii F. M. Vázquez (1996)
Quercus ×hispanica Lam. (1785)
Quercus ×pacensis F. M. Vázquez (1996)
Quercus ×fontanesii Guss. (1825)
Quercus ×morisii Borzì (1881)
Quercus ×celtica F. M. Vázquez et al. (2003)
Quercus ×bivonana Guss. (1844)
Quercus ×mixta Villalobos
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 68
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 255
Hortus Third (1976) page 935
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 108
(Bailey) Manual of Cultivated Plants 2nd. ed. (1949) page 331
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 561
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 787
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1731
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 515
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 417
World Economic Plants: a Standard Reference (1999) page 418
Recent Monograph References
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 1, page 332
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 25 illustration only (old tree)
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon