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. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 August 2007.
  3. ^ Trelease, William 1924. Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences 20: 136

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