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Full Name: - Quercus look

Quercus look Kotschy (1860)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Cerris
Nomenclature Note
Included as a synonym of Q. ithaburensis Decne. (1835) subsp. ithaburensis in the World Checklist and Bibliography of Fagales (1998) and in earlier versions of this database, but now accepted here as a distinct taxon. Possibly a stabilized hybrid between Q. libani G. Olivier and Q. macrolepis Kotschy.
Natural Distribution
WEST ASIA: N ISRAEL, SYRIA
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 aegilops subsp. look (Kotschy) A. Camus (1938)
Quercus brantii subsp. look (Kotschy) Mouterde (1966) comb. invalid.
Main Horticultural References
(Grimshaw & Bayton) New Trees (2009) page 737 as "Q. Ślook"
Recent Monograph References
(Menitsky) Oaks of Asia (2005) page 133 mentions as an hybrid
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon
Arboretum des Pouyouleix (France)
Shaun Haddock
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