Quercus planipocula

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Quercus planipocula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Species: Q. planipocula
Binomial name
Quercus planipocula
Trel. 1924

Quercus planipocula is a Mexican species of trees in the beech family. It is native to western Mexico in Sinaloa, Nayarit, and Guerrero.[1][2]

Quercus planipocula is a large forest tree up to 20 meters tall with a trunk often more than 60 cm in diameter. Leaves are as much as 27 cm long.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b McVaugh, R. 1974. Flora Novo-Galiciana: Fagaceae. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium12:66-68 in English with line drawing on page 67
  2. ^ Nixon, K. et al. 1998. Quercus planipocula Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 23 August 2007.
  3. ^ Trelease, William 1924. Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences 20: 136

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