Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Tracheophyta > Subdivision Spermatophytina > Class Magnoliopsida > Superorder Rosanae > Order Fagales > Family Fagaceae

Quercus L.

Rank: Genus
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Balanaulax Raf. heterotypic synonym
Cerris Raf. heterotypic synonym
Cyclobalanopsis Oerst. heterotypic synonym; nom. cons.
Dryopsila Raf. heterotypic synonym
Eriodrys Raf. heterotypic synonym
Erythrobalanus (Oerst.) O. Schwarz heterotypic synonym
Ilex Mill. heterotypic synonym; nom. illeg.
Macrobalanus (Oerst.) O. Schwarz heterotypic synonym
Perytis Raf. heterotypic synonym
Scolodrys Raf. heterotypic synonym


Quercus afares Pomel
Quercus alnifolia Poech
Quercus aucheri Jaub. & Spach
Quercus brantii Lindl.
Quercus canariensis Willd.
Quercus castaneifolia C. A. Mey.
Quercus cerris L.
Quercus coccifera L.
Quercus congesta C. Presl
Quercus crenata Lam.
Quercus dalechampii Ten.
Quercus faginea Lam.
Quercus frainetto Ten.
Quercus gussonei (Borzí) Brullo
Quercus hartwissiana Steven
Quercus ichnusae Mossa, Bacch. & Brullo
Quercus ilex L.
Quercus infectoria G. Olivier
Quercus ithaburensis Decne.
Quercus kotschyana O. Schwarz
Quercus lancifolia Schltdl. & Cham.
Quercus libani G. Olivier
Quercus lusitanica Lam.
Quercus macranthera Fisch. & C. A. Mey. ex Hohen.
Quercus orocantabrica Rivas Mart. & al.
Quercus palustris Münchh.
Quercus pauciradiata Penas & al.
Quercus petraea (Matt.) Liebl.
Quercus pontica K. Koch
Quercus pubescens Willd.
Quercus pyrenaica Willd.
Quercus robur L.
Quercus rotundifolia Lam.
Quercus rubra L.
Quercus sicula Borzí
Quercus suber L.
Quercus trojana Webb
Quercus vulcanica Boiss. & Heldr. ex Kotschy

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English-United States: oaks sources: Charles Hussey
 Norwegian Bokmål: eikeslekta
 Norwegian Nynorsk: eikeslekta
 Swedish: ekar


nomenclatural reference

Nyman], Sp. Pl. 1753.




World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (2010), copyright © The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Quercus L.. Accessed through: Euro+Med PlantBase at http://ww2.bgbm.org/euroPlusMed/PTaxonDetail.asp?UUID=C6162A48-860C-4AC0-BE11-C5AFEA17B35D




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