Quercus L.

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

English
Oak

Quercus L. appears in other Kew resources:

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

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

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (1998). World Checklist and Bibliography of Fagales: 1-408. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Living Collection Database

    Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Science Photographs

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