Report from the Oak ICRA checklist
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Full Name: - Quercus macrolepis

Quercus macrolepis Kotschy Eich. Eur. Orient. 16 (1860) nom. cons. prop. in prep.
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Cerris
Common Names in this Database
Nomenclature Note
Formally Quercus ithaburensis subsp. macrolepis (Kotschy) Hedge & Yalt. in this database, but now treated at species rank following various authors.
Natural Distribution
EUROPE: ALBANIA, GREECE (incl Crete, Lesbos, and other Aegean Isles), SE ITALY, S MACEDONIA, WEST ASIA: TURKEY: (European & W, C & S Anatolia)
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (UK) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2009
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus ithaburensis subsp. macrolepis (Kotschy) Hedge & Yalt. (1981)
Quercus aegilops L. (1753) nom. utique rejic.
Quercus ehrenbergii Kotschy (1859)
Quercus graeca Kotschy (1861)
Quercus pyrami Kotschy (1858)
Quercus vallonea Kotschy (1858)
Quercus ungeri Kotschy (1858)
Quercus macrolepis subsp. vallonea (Kotschy) A. Camus (1934)
Quercus echinata Lam. (1779)
Quercus hypoleuca Kotschy ex A. DC. (1864)
Quercus massana Ehrenb. ex Wenz. (1886)
Quercus ventricosa Koehne (1893)
Quercus cretica Bald. (1895)
Quercus aegilops var. taygetea Orph. ex A. Camus (1938)
Quercus aegilops var. macrolepis (Kotschy) Boiss. (1879)
Quercus aegilops subsp. macrolepis (Kotschy) A. Camus (1934)
Quercus aegilops subsp. vallonea (Kotschy) A. Camus (1934)
Quercus aegilops var. ungeri (Kotschy) Boiss. (1879)
Quercus aegilops subsp. ungeri (Kotschy) A. Camus (1934)
Quercus ithaburensis subsp. ungeri (Kotschy) Mouterde (1966) comb. invalid.
Quercus aegilops var. pyrami (Kotschy) Boiss. (1879)
Quercus aegilops subsp. pyrami (Kotschy) A. Camus (1934)
Hybrids in this Database
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 68
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 252
Hortus Third (1976) page 934
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 96
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 784
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 494
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 412 comments on nomenclature
World Economic Plants: a Standard Reference (1999) page 417 as Quercus ithaburensis subsp. macrolepis
Recent Monograph References
(Menitsky) Oaks of Asia (2005) page 130 as Q. aegilops L. subsp. aegilops
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 1, page 226 as Quercus ithaburensis subsp. macrolepis
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 126 illustrated page 127 (tree)
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon