Quercus mongolica

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Mongolian oak
Quercus mongolica mongolian oak MN 2007.JPG
Mongolian oak
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subgenus: Quercus subg. Quercus
Section: Quercus sect. Quercus
Species:
Q. mongolica
Binomial name
Quercus mongolica
Synonyms[1]

Quercus mongolica, commonly known as Mongolian oak, is a species of oak native to Japan, southern Kuriles, Sakhalin, Manchuria, central and northern China, Korea, eastern Mongolia, and eastern Siberia. The species can grow to be 30 m tall.[2][3][4]

Foliage

The flavono-ellagitannins mongolicin A and B can be found in Quercus mongolica var. grosseserrata.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Quercus mongolica Fisch. ex Ledeb.". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew – via The Plant List.
  2. ^ Huang, Chengjiu; Zhang, Yongtian; Bartholomew, Bruce. "Quercus mongolica". Flora of China. 4. Retrieved 2 November 2012 – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  3. ^ Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan, 1984. ISBN 978-0-87474-708-9
  4. ^ Woody Plants of Japan, Vol. 1, 2000. ISBN 4-635-07003-4
  5. ^ 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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