Quercus copeyensis

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Quercus copeyensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Section: Quercus
Species: Q. copeyensis
Binomial name
Quercus copeyensis
C.H. Mull. 1942
Synonyms[1]

Quercus copeyensis is a species of oak endemic to the Talamancan montane forests of Costa Rica and Panama.[2]

Quercus copeyensis is a large deciduous tree up to 35 meters tall with a trunk frequently more than 100 cm in diameter. Leaves are often clustered at the ends of branches, with blades up to 15 cm long.[3]

It is often found with Quercus costaricensis in the upper montane forests, to 3,100 metres (10,200 ft) elevation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Plant List, Quercus copeyensis C.H.Mull.
  2. ^ Muller, C. H. 1942. The Central American species of Quercus. United States Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Plant Industry. Miscellaneous Publication 477: 1–216
  3. ^ Burger, W.C. 1977. Family 50. Fagaceae. En: W. C. Burger (ed.), Flora Costaricensis. Fieldiana, Botany 40: 67-68

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