Quercus diversifolia

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Quercus diversifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Section: Quercus[1]
Species: Q. diversifolia
Binomial name
Quercus diversifolia
Née 1801
Synonyms[2]
  • Quercus ambigua Bonpl.
  • Quercus bonplandiana Sweet
  • Quercus tomentosa var. diversifolia (Née) A.DC.

Quercus diversifolia is an uncommon North American species of oak native to Mexico. It has been found in the States of Nuevo León, Durango, México, and Puebla. [3]

Quercus diversifolia is a shrub or small tree 10-14 feet (3.0-4.2 meters) tall. Leaves are green on the upper surface, yellow-brown on the underside, with wavy edges.[4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Valencia, A. S. y G. Flores-Franco. 2006. Catálogo de autoridades taxonómicas de las fagáceas (Fagaceae: Magnoliopsida) de México. Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM. Base de datos SNIB-CONABIO, proyecto CS008. México.
  2. ^ "The Plant List". 
  3. ^ Tropicos, Quercus diversifolia Née
  4. ^ Née, Luis 1801. Anales de Ciencias Naturales 3: 270-271 short diagnosis in Latin, description and commentary in Spanish
  5. ^ Bonpland, Aimé Jacques Alexandre 1809. Plantae Aequinoctiales 2: 51-53 short diagnosis in Latin, description and commentary in French, as Quercus ambigua
  6. ^ Bonpland, Aimé Jacques Alexandre 1809. Plantae Aequinoctiales 2: plant 93 full-page drawing, as Quercus ambigua

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