Quercus acutissima Carruth.

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Quercus acutissima

Photo: Mark Hyde
Halfway House, Headlands

Quercus acutissima

Photo: Mark Hyde
Halfway House, Headlands

Quercus acutissima

Photo: Mark Hyde
Halfway House, Headlands

Quercus acutissima

Photo: Mark Hyde
Halfway House, Headlands

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Synonyms:
Common names: Sawtooth oak (English)
Description: Deciduous tree to 15 m tall. Leaves oblong with prominent bristle-like teeth, glossy above. Acorn cup enclosing 2/3rds of the nut, covered in spreading spine-like scales.
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Korea, Japan and China.
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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 933.

Maroyi, A. (2006). Preliminary checklist of introduced and naturalized plants in Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(2) Page 221.

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External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Quercus acutissima.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=226050, retrieved 19 June 2019

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