Hydrangea quercifolia Bertram

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Hydrangea quercifolia

Photo: Mark Hyde
34, Kent Road, Highlands, Harare

Hydrangea quercifolia

Photo: Mark Hyde
34, Kent Road, Highlands, Harare

Hydrangea quercifolia

Photo: Mark Hyde
34, Kent Road, Highlands, Harare

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Synonyms:
Common names: Oak-leaved hydrangea (English)
Description: Branched shrub to 2 m tall; young branches and petioles densely tomentose. Leaves to 30 cm long, circular or elliptic in outline, usually 5-lobed; margin coarsely serrate. Inflorescence up to 25 cm long, a much-branched pyramid cluster; sterile and fertile flowers white. Ovary inferior.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: quercifolia: with leaves like a Quercus (an oak)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: SE USA
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Image last updated: Sunday 29 January 2017
Literature:

Bailey, L.H. & Bailey, E.Z. (1976). Hortus Third. A concise Dictionary of Plants Cultivated in the United States and Canada Macmillan Publishing Co, Inc., New York Page 579.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hydrangea quercifolia
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Hydrangea quercifolia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hydrangea quercifolia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hydrangea quercifolia
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hydrangea quercifolia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hydrangea quercifolia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Hydrangea quercifolia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Hydrangea quercifolia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hydrangea quercifolia
Ispot Southern Africa: Hydrangea quercifolia
JSTOR Plant Science: Hydrangea quercifolia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hydrangea quercifolia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hydrangea quercifolia
The Plant List (version 1.1): Hydrangea quercifolia
Tropicos: Hydrangea quercifolia


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Hydrangea quercifolia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=170040, retrieved 17 December 2017

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