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Quercus sontraensis
Quercus sontraensis grows in the Son Tra Peninsula
Roderick Cameron | Oct 19, 2022
Lobed leaf on Quercus rugosa
We know that some oaks, particularly Quercus robur, can...
Allen Coombes | Oct 18, 2022
Shaun Haddock receives an award for Eike Jablonski
Service awards recognize contributions to genus Quercus and...
Shaun Haddock | Oct 14, 2022

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Quercus tonduzii with acorn
An oak found only on a volcano in Costa Rica

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Quercus engelmannii seedling planted at RBGV Melbourne
Seedlings from imported acorns planted out in Australia

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Being a lover of nature and photography, I often saunter around in a narrow mountain ridge in Pretoria, South Africa, with the purpose of getting some exercise, enjoying nature and photography, and
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A Latvian oak enthusiast shares his composition that aims to express the idea of an oak tree.
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Filmmakers have not shown oaks in their portrayals of Birnam Wood.
Quercus hypoxantha
A catalog of Paco's photos and descriptions of Fagaceae at the Iturraran Botanical Garden

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Centenary celebrations related to the First World War (1914-1918) will be taking place throughout the 2014-2018 period, but 2015 will likely see the most important celebration in Australia and New...
Quercus lamellosa - Photo: ©Shaun Haddock
The fruits of Quercus are a source of energy that serves to generate new individuals, thanks to the energy content stored in the cotyledons. The cotyledons join forces with the embryo to generate new...
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A Pleistocene Clone of Palmer's Oak Persisting in Southern California The distribution of Palmer's oak (Quercus palmeri Engelm.) includes numerous isolated populations that are presumably relicts...
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For upwards of twenty years I have been planting oaks at the Arboretum de la Bergerette in southwest France, during which time at least 200 species of oak have already been trialed outdoors, and...
Michael Avishai with Q. pontica
Sometimes one encounters a single, isolated individual tree, thriving in a private collection as the only representative of its species. The proud owner admires and perhaps even pampers it. But...