Quercus pontica K.Koch
Fagaceae
Quercus pontica(65610 bytes)
Medium-sized to large shrub or small deciduous tree. Leaves elliptic to obovate, serrate, 10-25 cm long, 5-13 cm wide. Lamina dark glossy green above with parallel yellow nerves like the midrib, paler beneath with scattered hairs on veins. Foliage mostly turns yellow in autumn. Male flowers are built in long pendulous catkins in May-June. Acorn ovoid, 2-2.5 cm long, covered by the cup on the half of its size. Hardy

Home: Armenia, Caucasus

Other views: Leaves, Foliage

Cultivated: Germany, France

Author: Ulrich Herzog & Frederic Tournay

Not found! Ethnobotanical aspects of Quercus pontica by Plants for a future database

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