Quercus ilicifolia (Wangenh.)

Common name

English: Bear Oak

German: Busch-Eiche

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2498)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2397)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2030)

      Order: Fagales (31)

        Family: Fagaceae (22) (family description)

          Genus: Quercus (16)

           Epithet: ilicifolia (Wangenh.) (1)

Synonym: Quercus banisteri Michx.

banisteri => in honor of Reverend John Baptist Banister (1650–92), English botanist in Virginia, USA

ilicifolia => from Latin, Ilex, holly and folium, a leaf

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

External links

Check for Quercus ilicifolia at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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