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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...

Recent Inclusions in the Oak Names Data Base

April 2018

Thomas Denk, Guido W. Grimm, Paul S. Manos, Min Deng, Andrew L. Hipp (2017). An updated infrageneric classification of the oaks: review of previous taxonomic schemes and synthesis of evolutionary patterns. bioRxiv 168146; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/168146

Vinagre, C & Gomes, Carlos & Vila-Viçosa, Carlos & Vázquez, Francisco Maria. (2014). Anotaciones a la diversidad del genero Quercus L. (Fagaceae) en la Estremadura portuguesa. Folia Botanica Extremadurensis. 95-97.

March 2018

Binh & al. (2018). Quercus trungkhanhensis (Fagaceae), a New Species from Cao Vit Gibbon Conservation Area, Cao Bang Province, northeastern Vietnam. Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 69 (1): 53–61 (2018)

Binh & al. (2018). A new species and two new records of Quercus (Fagaceae) from northern Vietnam. PhytoKeys 92: 1–15 (2018)

Binh HT, Ngoc NV, Tagane S, Toyama H, Mase K, Mitsuyuki C, Strijk JS, Suyama Y, Yahara T (2018). A taxonomic study of Quercus langbianensis complex based on morphology, and DNA barcodes of classic and next generation sequences. PhytoKeys 95: 37-70. https://doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.95.21126

Cavender‐Bares, J. , González‐Rodríguez, A. , Eaton, D. A., Hipp, A. A., Beulke, A. and Manos, P. S. (2015). Phylogeny and biogeography of the American live oaks (Quercus subsection Virentes): a genomic and population genetics approach. Mol Ecol, 24: 3668-3687. doi:10.1111/mec.13269

Pérez Mojica, E. y S. Valencia-A. (2017). Estudio preliminar del género Quercus (Fagaceae) en Tamaulipas, México. Acta Botanica Mexicana 120: 59-111. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21829/abm120.2017.1264

Tashev, Alexander & Tsavkov, Evgeni (2017). Validation of the name Quercus protoroburoides (Fagaceae). Phytotaxa, [S.l.], v. 308, n. 2, p. 232–238, june 2017. ISSN 1179-3163. Available at: <https://www.biotaxa.org/Phytotaxa/article/view/phytotaxa.308.2.4>. Date accessed: 18 mar. 2018. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.308.2.4.

Valencia-Avalos, S & Flores Franco, Gabriel & Jiménez Ramírez, Jaime. (2015). A nomenclatural revision of Quercus acutifolia , Q. conspersa and Q. grahamii (Lobatae , Fagaceae). Phytotaxa. 218. 289. 10.11646/phytotaxa.218.3.7.

Valencia-Avalos, S & Coombes, A & Villasenor, JL. (2018). Quercus candicans (Fagaceae) is not a Quercus but a Roldana (Asteraceae). Phytotaxa, [S.l.], v. 333, n. 2, p. 251–258, jan. 2018. ISSN 1179-3163. Available at: <https://www.biotaxa.org/Phytotaxa/article/view/phytotaxa.333.2.9>. Date accessed: 07 mar. 2018. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.333.2.9.