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  1. Family: Fagaceae Dumort.
    1. Quercus L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere to Malesia and Colombia.



    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Alabama, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Borneo, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Cambodia, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Colombia, Colorado, Connecticut, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Denmark, District of Columbia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, El Salvador, Finland, Florida, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hainan, Honduras, Hungary, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jawa, Kamchatka, Kansas, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Korea, Kriti, Krym, Kuril Is., Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Louisiana, Magadan, Maine, Malaya, Manchuria, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nicaragua, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Pennsylvania, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Sicilia, South Carolina, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Utah, Vermont, Vietnam, Virginia, Washington, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Madeira, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Réunion, St.Helena

    Accepted Species


    Other Data

    Quercus L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Buchanan-Hamilton, F. [Cat. no. s.n.], India K001132962
    s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132567


    First published in Sp. Pl.: 994 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Oldfield, S. & Eastwood, A. (2008). The red list of Oaks: 1-32. Flora & Fauna International.
    • Santacruz García, N. & Espejel Rodríguez, A. (2004). Los Encinos (Quercus) de Tlaxcala, México: 1-83. Universidad Autónoma de Tlaxcala.
    • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (1998). World Checklist and Bibliography of Fagales: 1-408. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


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