Quercus mongolica

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Mongolian oak
Mongolian oak
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subgenus: Quercus subg. Quercus
Section: Quercus sect. Quercus
Q. mongolica
Binomial name
Quercus mongolica
  • Quercus crispulimongolica Nakai
  • Quercus kirinensis Nakai
  • Quercus sessiliflora var. mongolica (Fisch. ex Ledeb.) Franch.
  • Quercus crispula Blume
  • Quercus grosseserrata Blume
  • Quercus humosa Blume
  • Quercus keizo-kishimae Yanagita

Quercus mongolica, commonly known as Mongolian oak, is a species of oak native to Japan, China, Korea, Mongolia, and Siberia.[1] The species can grow to be 30 metres (98 feet) tall.[3][4][5]


The flavono-ellagitannins mongolicin A and B can be found in Quercus mongolica var. grosseserrata.[6]


  1. ^ a b Barstow, M. (2018). "Quercus mongolica". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2018: e.T194200A2303793. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T194200A2303793.en. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  2. ^ "Quercus mongolica Fisch. ex Ledeb.". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew – via The Plant List. Note that this website has been superseded by World Flora Online
  3. ^ Huang, Chengjiu; Zhang, Yongtian; Bartholomew, Bruce. "Quercus mongolica". Flora of China. Vol. 4. Retrieved 2 November 2012 – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  4. ^ Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan, 1984. ISBN 978-0-87474-708-9
  5. ^ Woody Plants of Japan, Vol. 1, 2000. ISBN 4-635-07003-4
  6. ^ Tannins and related compounds. LXXI. Isolation and characterization of mongolicins A and B, novel flavono-ellagitannins from Quercus mongolica var. grosseserrata. Ishimaru K, Ishimatsu M, Nonaka G, Mihashi K, Iwase Y and Nishioka I, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, 1988, volume 36, number 9, pages 3312–3318

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