Report from the Oak ICRA checklist
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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. palaestina (Kotschy) Holmboe (1914)
Quercus coccifera subsp. rivasmartinezii J. H. Capelo & J. C. Costa
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)