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Full Name: - Quercus acutifolia

Quercus acutifolia Née Anales Ci. Nat. 3:267 (1801)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, Section Lobatae
Nomenclature Note
See Valencia-Avalos, S & Flores Franco, Gabriel & Jiménez Ramírez, Jaime. (2015). A nomenclatural revision of Quercus acutifolia , Q. conspersa and Q. grahamii (Lobatae , Fagaceae). Phytotaxa. 218. 289. 10.11646/phytotaxa.218.3.7.
Description
See: Silvia Romero-R., Acta Botanica Mexicana 76: 20-24 (2006), as Q. conspersa
Natural Distribution
MEXICO: (Jalisco, Veracruz, Michoacán, México State, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas), CENTRAL AMERICA: GUATEMALA (Baja Verapaz, Chimaltenango, El Quiché, Guatemala, Huehuetenango, Jalapa, Quetzaltenango, Sacatepéquez, San Marcos, Santa Rosa, Sololá, Zacapa), HONDURAS
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Nomenclatural Standard (Cultivar) or Type
Type:—MÉXICO. Guerrero: más allá del Río Mezcala, de Acapulco a México. Née s.n., 1791 (lectotype MA25953!, designated by Breedlove on the specimen; isolectotypes: MA152482!, MA232909!, MA25953!, MA25954! y MA25955!).
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at Collection Hélardot (France) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus conspersa Benth. (1842)
Quercus candolleana Trel. (1924)
Quercus nitida M. Martens & Galeotti (1843) nom. illegit.
Quercus uruapanensis Trel. (1924)
Quercus correpta Trel. (1924)
Quercus longifolia Raf. (1838)
Main Horticultural References
(Grimshaw & Bayton) New Trees (2009) page 715
Recent Monograph References
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 2, page 410
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 68 illustrated & page 69 (leaves)