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It was a great pleasure for me to be able to write about my...
Gert Fortgens | Feb 15, 2024
Quercus marlipoensis acorns
A new study has analyzed the germination characteristics of...
Website Editor | Feb 15, 2024
Gall on Quercus grahamii
A new species of oak gall wasp has been named in honor of...
Website Editor | Feb 14, 2024

Plant Focus

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...


"Ecocide" or eco-friendly?
Posted Sat, 2021-04-10 11:03 in Roderick Cameron's blog
Until recently, the name had been considered unplaced
Posted Fri, 2021-03-26 11:07 in Patrick Vereecke's blog
A video clip by filmmaker Alon Issashar focuses on oak trees in Israel
Posted Sat, 2021-02-20 13:09 in Ezra Barnea's blog
Quercus rotundifolia trees were in full flower two months earlier than usual in southern Portugal
Quercus rotundifolia, phenology
Posted Tue, 2021-02-09 20:00 in Philip Perry's blog
A strange oak name explained
Posted Tue, 2021-02-09 11:48 in Patrick Vereecke's blog
An unusual name based on a river in Turkey has quite a few variants
Quercus dschorochensis
Posted Sat, 2021-02-06 18:45 in Patrick Vereecke's blog
Did you know that Turner's oak occurs in the wild?
Quercus xturneri
Posted Mon, 2020-12-14 13:35 in Charles Snyers's blog
Sometimes when you least expect it, good things happen.
Posted Sun, 2020-12-13 11:08 in Gaurav Verma's blog
Linnaeus wrote in his prologue of Quercus cerris that it "lives in Spain," but the species does not occur naturally there...
Posted Wed, 2020-12-02 15:08 in Patrick Vereecke's blog
Sabima, a Norwegian NGO, got in touch to let us know about their Hollow Oak Advent Calendar.
Posted Wed, 2020-11-25 20:36 in Roderick Cameron's blog
A documentary inspired by a painting of an oak in Israel.
Posted Sat, 2020-10-10 11:01 in Ezra Barnea's blog
Oaks have been featured in several operas. Here is a list of what we found.
Posted Fri, 2020-10-09 15:27 in Roderick Cameron's blog