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Species Spotlight: Quercus hyploleucoides A. Camus

For this Species Spotlight we train our follow spot on an oak that is quite a star of the quercine scene: Quercus hypoleucoides (stage name: silverleaf oak). 

Cultivar Close-up: Hi-Yo Silver!

As we celebrate 25 years of the IOS, we take a look at oaks that have an association with silver. In a Species Spotlight Joeri Strijk describes Quercus argentata (the epithet derives from the Latin word for silver: argentum) and below are three well-known cultivars with silver associations.

Species Spotlight: Quercus argentata Korth.

Joeri Strijk's picture

Quercus argentata is an evergreen tropical oak native to the islands of Borneo (absent in Brunei), Sumatra, and Western Java, as well as to Peninsular Malaysia.

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