, Volume 55, Issue 1, pp 42–48 | Cite as

Quercus tuitensis (Fagaceae, Quercus sect. Lobatae), a new deciduous oak from western Jalisco, Mexico

  • Luz María González-Villarreal


Quercus tuitensis, a deciduous red oak known only from the Sierra El Tuito on the Pacific slopes of western Jalisco, Mexico, is described, illustrated, and compared toQ. praineana Trel. In addition,Q. aequivenulosa andQ. coffeaecolor are reaffirmed as synonyms ofQ. praineana.

Key words

Quercus oak Fagaceae Mexico endemic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luz María González-Villarreal
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  1. 1.Instituto de BotánicaUniversidad de GuadalajaraZapopanMexico
  2. 2.Department of BotanyUniversity of WisconsinMadisonU.S.A.

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