Quercus macranthera

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Caucasian oak
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subgenus: Quercus subg. Quercus
Section: Quercus sect. Mesobalanus
Species:
Q. macranthera
Binomial name
Quercus macranthera
Synonyms

Quercus macranthera, commonly called the Caucasian oak, or the Persian oak, is a species of deciduous tree native to Western Asia (northern Iran, Turkey; and in the Caucasus in Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan)[1] that is occasionally grown as an ornamental tree in Europe growing to 30 metres tall.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 11(2):259. 1838. "Quercus macranthera". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved July 19, 2010.
  2. ^ Mitchell, A.; Wilkinson, J. (2001). Trees of Britain and Northern Europe. Collins.