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Ancient Oaks and Biodiveresity page 1
Aljos Farjon FLS reports on the biodiversity of High Park,...
Website Editor | Jun 28, 2024
David Oliver and the northernmost oak (to date)
Oaks found close to the 70th parallel north
DW Oliver | Jun 28, 2024
Action Oak Report 2023-24
Action Oak is a unique collaboration of charities,...
Annabel Narayanan | Jun 26, 2024

Plant Focus

Quercus peninsularis
A Red Oak (Section Lobatae) endemic to inland ranges of northern Baja California, Mexico

Lithocarpus

A work visit to Taiwan highlights the need to conserve vulnerable Fagaceae species.

A Fagaceae Species That Has Flummoxed Taxonomists

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An encounter in Taiwan with a genus in Fagaceae I had never heard of.

A new species of Stone Oak from Thailand

A member of the International Oaks group on Facebook (moderated by IOS member Jeroen Braakman) posted a link to the following item. 

A new species of Lithocarpus, known commonly as Stone Oak, was discovered in the Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand.