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Full Name: - Quercus afares

Quercus afares Pomel (1875)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Cerris, Section Cerris
Nomenclature Note
Shown to be a stabilized hybrid between populations of Q. canariensis Willd. and Q. suber L. See C. Mir et al., Heredity 96: 175–184 (2006)
Natural Distribution
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (UK) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2011
On-line Herbarium Specimen
Holotype: MPU005955
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus castaneifolia var. incana Batt. & Trab. (1890)
Quercus cerrifolia Villar (1938)
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×kabylica Trab. (1889)
Main Horticultural References
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 80
(Rehder) Manual of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs, 2nd ed. (1940) page 161 treats as synonym of Q. castaneifolia var. incana Batt.
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 780 as Q. castaneifolia var. incana Batt. & Trabut
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1725 treats as a synonym of Q. castaneifolia algeriensis
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 466
Recent Monograph References
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 1, page 158