Quercus rugosa Née

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Quercus rugosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Road in to Haka Game Park, Harare

Quercus rugosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Road in to Haka Game Park, Harare

Quercus rugosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Road in to Haka Game Park, Harare

Quercus rugosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Road in to Haka Game Park, Harare

Quercus rugosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Road in to Haka Game Park, Harare

Quercus rugosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Road in to Haka Game Park, Harare

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Synonyms: Quercus reticulata Bonpl.
Common names: Evergreen oak (English)
Description: Small to medium-sized tree. Leaves alternate, evergreen, simple, obovate, 5 to 15 cm long, coarsely toothed; upper surface glossy, dark green with sunken veins; lower surface paler, hairy. Acorn oblong with a warty bowl-shaped cap covering c. 1/3 of the nut, borne on a long stalk.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: rugosa: with a wrinkled surface (rugose).
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Worldwide distribution: Southwestern USA and Mexico
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Image last updated: Sunday 21 August 2016
Literature:

Biegel, H.M. (1977). Check-list of ornamental plants used in Rhodesian parks and gardens. Rhodesia Agricultural Journal. Research Report No. 3. Page 91. as Quercus reticulata

Glen, H.F. (2002). Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg, South Africa. Page 113.

Glen, H.F. & Van Wyk, B. (2016). Guide to Trees Introduced into Southern Africa Struik Nature Pages 142 - 143. (Includes a picture).

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


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 rugosa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=226640, retrieved 20 July 2019

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