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Full Name: - Quercus variabilis

Quercus variabilis Blume (1851)
Infrageneric Classification
Subgenus Cerris, Section Cerris
Common Names in this Database
See: Huang Chengjiu et al.., Volume 4 of Flora of China (1999) Page 372
See: H. Ohba, Volume 2a of Iwatsuke et al., (eds.) Flora of Japan (2006) Page 46
Natural Distribution
FAR EAST ASIA: CHINA: (Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hebei, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Taiwan,Yunnan, Zhejiang), KOREA, JAPAN: (Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu)
USDA Zone 5 to 7
Conservation Status
Rated as Least Concern (LC) in the The Red List of Oaks
Illustration of Leaves
Image from a plant at the Sir Harold Hillier Gardens (UK) ©Jan De Langhe, Ghent University Botanical Garden, 2010
Synonyms in this Database
Quercus bungeana F.B. Forbes (1884)
Quercus chinensis Bunge (1833) nom. illegit.
Quercus moulei Hance (1875)
Hybrids in this Database
Main Horticultural References
The European Garden Flora vol. 3 (1989) page 70
The Hillier Manual of Trees & Shrubs, 7th ed. (2002) page 255
Hortus Third (1976) page 935
(Krüssmann) Manual of Cultivated Broad-leaved Trees & Shrubs (in English) vol. 3 (1986) page 109
(Jacobson) North American Landscape Trees, (1996) page 562
(Dirr) Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, 5th ed. (1998) page 813
The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening vol. 3 (1992) page 788
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 519
(Bean) Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, 8th ed. Supplement (1988) page 418
World Economic Plants: a Standard Reference (1999) page 418
Recent Monograph References
(Menitsky) Oaks of Asia (2005) page 123
(Hard˙ & Lamant) Guide illustré des Chęnes (2006) Volume 1, page 682
(Heathcoat Amory) The Oaks of Chevithorne Barton (2009) page 181 illustrated (small tree, bark, leaves)