Quercus robur L.

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Quercus robur

Picture: Bart Wursten
John Meikle Forestry Estate, Stapleford

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Worldwide distribution: Native throughout Europe to Turkey and the Ural Mts; introduced and naturalized in parts of North America, New Zealand and Southern Africa.
Growth form(s): Tree.
Insects associated with this species: Holocerina smilax (Larval food plant)
Gynanisa maja (Larval foodplant)
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Maroyi, A. (2006). Preliminary checklist of introduced and naturalized plants in Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(2) Page 221.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Quercus robur
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Quercus robur

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Quercus robur
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Quercus robur
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Quercus robur
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Quercus robur
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iNaturalist: Quercus robur
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Quercus robur
JSTOR Plant Science: Quercus robur
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Quercus robur
Plants of the World Online: Quercus robur
Tropicos: Quercus robur
Wikipedia: Quercus robur

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Quercus robur.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=185030, retrieved 22 April 2024

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