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Full Name: - Quercus coccifera

Quercus coccifera L. (1753)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Cerris
Common Names in this Database
Infraspecific Taxa Accepted in this Database
Quercus coccifera subsp. rivasmartinezii J. H. Capelo & J. C. Costa
Quercus coccifera subsp. palaestina (Kotschy) Holmboe (1914)
Natural Distribution
NORTH AFRICA: N ALGERIA, LIBYA, MOROCCO, TUNISIA, EUROPE: ALBANIA, BALEARIC ISLES, BOSNIA & HERZEGOVENIA, BULGARIA, FRANCE, GREECE: (+Aegean Isles including Chios, Crete, Icaria, Karpathos, Rhodes), ITALY, MACEDONIA, PORTUGAL, SARDEGNA, SERBIA, SICILIA, SPAIN, WEST ASIA: CYPRUS, ISRAEL, JORDAN, LEBANON, SYRIA, TURKEY: (European & W & S Anatolia)
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 Arboretum Het Leen Eeklo (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2009
Synonyms in this Database
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×campitica Hadjik. & Hand (2007)
Quercus ×battandieri Trab. (1888)
Quercus ×auzendei Gren. & Godr., (1855)
Quercus ×airensis Franco & Carv. Vasc. (1954)
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 68
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 249
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 85
(Bailey) Manual of Cultivated Plants 2nd. ed. (1949) page 331
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 780
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1726
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 469
Recent Monograph References
(Menitsky) Oaks of Asia (2005) page 181
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 1, page 184
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 64 illustrated (leaves, page 192 acorns)
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon