Quercus myrsinifolia

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Bamboo-leaf oak
Cyclobalanopsis myrsinifolia4.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Species: Q. myrsinifolia
Binomial name
Quercus myrsinifolia
Blume 1850

Quercus myrsinifolia is an Asian species evergreen oak tree to 20 metres (66 ft) tall in the ring-cupped oaks subgenus. It has several common names, including bamboo-leaf oak, Chinese evergreen oak, and Chinese ring-cupped oak. Its Chinese name is 小叶青冈; pinyin:xiǎo yè qīng gāng, which means little leaf ring-cupped oak (literally translated as little leaf green ridge tree), in Japan it is called white oak (白樫, shirakashi?, not to be confused with Quercus alba) and in Korea it is known as gasinamu ( 가시나무)[3]. It is native to east central and southeast China, Japan, Korea, Laos, northern Thailand, and Vietnam.[4][5]


  1. ^ The Plant List, Quercus myrsinifolia Blume
  2. ^ Tropicos, Quercus myrsinifolia Blume
  3. ^ 植物和名ー学名インデックス YList - The YList Botanical Name - Scientific Name Index [1] Accessed 22 March 2017. (Japanese)
  4. ^ Chengjiu Huang, Yongtian Zhang & Bruce Bartholomew. "Cyclobalanopsis myrsinifolia". Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA. Retrieved 17 June 2012. 
  5. ^ Jean Louis Helardot. "Quercus myrsinifolia". Oaks of the World. Retrieved 17 June 2012.  — includes several photographs