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Full Name: - Quercus cerris 'Slivno-Ravno'

Quercus cerris 'Slivno-Ravno' Jablonski Journ. Int. Oak Soc., 21: 39 (2010) Cultivar name has been accepted as Registered
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Cerris, Section Cerris
Named by the originator, André Charlier, after the place where the original seed was collected.
A form selected for its very large, dark green leaves. Leaves up to 17 × 9.5 cm, green and rough above, paler beneath, with few stellate hairs on both sides, base asymmetrical shortly attenuate. Petiole 7 - 20 mm. Originated around 1972 from seed collected at Slivno-Ravno war memorial in Croatia on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea where the road to Sarajevo goes inland. The 36 year old tree has reached 12 × 6 m with a good central leader.

Eike Jablonski
Nomenclatural Standard (Cultivar) or Type
Harold Hillier Herbarium HILL, Standard Specimen No. 6806, E. J. Jablonski 08082005, 20 August 2008, collected together with Piers Trehane and André Charlier from the original plant (ortet) at Arboretum Rond Chêne, Esneux, Belgium.
Standard Image
Photograph by Matt Pringle of Sir Harold Hillier Gardens