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Quercus look Kotschy: a Distinct Mt. Hermon Species

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Dr. Michael Avishai

Published May 2017 in International Oaks No. 28: 73–88


Quercus look Kotschy is an endemic, little-known species from Mount Hermon, Mount Lebanon and the Anti-Lebanon Mountains. Following recent molecular tests, the features that distinguish it from other species found in these mountains (such as Q. cerris L.), its valid status in the genus, and its evolution are discussed.


oaks in Israel, relictual Mediterranean oak populations


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