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Full Name: - Quercus acuta

Quercus acuta Thunb. (1784)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Cerris, Section Cyclobalanopsis
Common Names in this Database
See: H. Ohba, Volume 2a of Iwatsuke et al., (eds.) Flora of Japan (2006) Page 50
Natural Distribution
FAR EAST ASIA: CHINA (Taiwan), KOREA, JAPAN: (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu)
USDA Zone 8 to 9
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at Arboretum Het Leen Eeklo (Belgium) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2009
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus buergeri Blume (1851)
Quercus laevigata Blume (1851)
Hybrids in this Database
Quercus ×yokohamensis (Makino) H. Ohba (2006)
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 68
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 248
Hortus Third (1976) page 933
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 80
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 547
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 824
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 779
The Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening, 2nd ed. vol. 4 (1956) page 1725
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. vol. 3 (1976) page 459
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 405
Recent Monograph References
(Menitsky) Oaks of Asia (2005) page 283
(Hardÿ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chênes (2006) Volume 1, page 428
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 36 illustrated (leaves, small tree)