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Full Name: - Quercus robur

Quercus robur L. (1753)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Quercus, section Quercus (the white oaks)
Common Names in this Database
Infraspecific Taxa Accepted in this Database
Quercus robur subsp. brutia (Ten.) O. Schwarz (1936)
Quercus robur subsp. imeretina (Steven ex Woronow) Menitsky (1968)
Quercus robur subsp. pedunculiflora (K. Koch) Menitsky (1967)
Quercus robur subsp. estremadurensis (O. Schwarz) A. Camus (1935)
Quercus robur Pendula Group Lodd. ex Loud., (1838)
Quercus robur Haas Group Kotschy (1858)
Description
See: Huang Chengjiu et al.., Volume 4 of Flora of China (1999) Page 37375
See: Nixon, Volume 3 of Flora of North America (1997) Page 482
Natural Distribution
EUROPE: ALBANIA, AUSTRIA, BELARUS, BELGIUM, BOSNIA & HERZEGOVENIA, BRITAIN, BULGARIA, CORSICA, CZECH REPUBLIC, DENMARK, ESTONIA, S FINLAND, FRANCE, GERMANY, GREECE, HUNGARY, IRELAND, ITALY, LATVIA, LITHUANIA, MACEDONIA, MOLDOVA, MONTENEGRO, THE NETHERLANDS, NORWAY, POLAND, PORTUGAL, ROMANIA, RUSSIA, SARDEGNA, SERBIA, SLOVENIA, SLOVAKIA, N SPAIN, S SWEDEN, SWITZERLAND, WEST ASIA: ARMENIA, AZERBAIJAN, GEORGIA (Asia), N IRAN, TURKEY: (European & Anatolia), UKRAINE
Hardiness
USDA Zone 4 to 8
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Nomenclatural Type
Lectotype: Herb. Burser XXII: 93 (UPS) See: Jonsell & Jarvis in Jarvis & al. (ed.), Regnum Veg. 127: 80 (1993)
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant growing in the city of Eeklo (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×bimundorum E. J. Palmer (1948)
Quercus ×warei T. L. Green & W. J. Hess (1998)
Quercus ×carrissoana A. Camus (1935)
Quercus ×coutinhoi Samp. (1910)
Quercus ×coutinhoi nothosubsp. ferreirae (A. Camus) F. M. Vázquez et al. (2004)
Quercus ×coutinhoi nothosubsp. subalpestris (A. Camus) F. M. Vázquez et al. (2004)
Quercus ×coutinhoi nothosubsp. beturica F. M. Vázquez et al. (2003)
Quercus ×haynaldiana Simonk. (1883)
Quercus ×turneri Willd. (1809)
Quercus ×gallaecica Llamas et al. (2003)
Quercus ×macdanielii T. L. Green & W. J. Hess (1998)
Quercus ×sargentii Rehder (1915)
Quercus ×helvetica Thell. (1916)
Quercus ×cantabrica C. Vicioso (1950)
Quercus ×rosacea Bechst. (1813)
Quercus ×rosacea nothosubsp. secalliana (C. Vicioso) Rivas Martínez & Sáenz (1991)
Quercus ×hickelii A. Camus (1935)
Quercus ×kerneri nothosubsp. montserratii (C. Vicioso) Rivas Martínez & Sáenz (1991)
Quercus ×kerneri Simonk. (1883)
Quercus ×andegavensis nothosubsp. henriquensii (Franco & Vasc.) Rivas Martínez & Sáenz (1991)
Quercus ×warburgii A. Camus (1939)
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 72
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 254
Hortus Third (1976) page 935
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 104
(Bailey) Manual of Cultivated Plants 2nd. ed. (1949) page 331
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 558
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 833
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 787
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1731
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 507
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 416
World Economic Plants: a Standard Reference (1999) page 418
Recent Monograph References
(Miller & Lamb) Oaks of North America (1985) page 175
(Menitsky) Oaks of Asia (2005) page 62
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 1, page 282
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 156 illustrated page 157 (tree in autumn)
Oak Collections Growing this Taxon
Arboretum des Pouyouleix (France)
Chevithorne Barton (UK National Collection®)
Shaun Haddock
The Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (UK National Collection®)
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Hackfalls Arboretum (New Zealand)