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Quercus iberica Steven ex M. Bieb. Fagaceae

  • Ketevan Batsatsashvili
  • Naiba Mehdiyeva
  • George Fayvush
  • Zaal Kikvidze
  • Manana Khutsishvili
  • Inesa Maisaia
  • Shalva Sikharulidze
  • David Tchelidze
  • Alla Aleksanyan
  • Valida Alizade
  • Narel Y. Paniagua Zambrana
  • Rainer W. BussmannEmail author
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Local Names

Armenia: Open image in new window (kaghni vratsakan); Azerbaijan: Gürcü pаlıdı; Georgia: Open image in new window – kartuli mukha; Quercus spp.: Open image in new window – rko (Lower imeretian, Acharian), Open image in new window – ch’k’oni (Chanetian), Open image in new window – ch’q’oni (Megrelian), Open image in new window – jira (Svanetian), Open image in new window – jihra (Svanetian) (Makashvili 1991); English: Iberian oak.

Botany and Ecology

Quercus iberica Steven ex M. Bieb.

A tree of medium size, with reddish-brown branchlets and shoots. Buds with long-persistent stipules, ovoid, sometimes globose, acuminate, to 0.7 cm long. Petioles 1–3 cm long. Leaves rather firm, subcoriaceous, retained in withered condition until the following spring, 7-14- (20) cm long, 3-8- (10) cm wide, obovate or narrower and elongate, terminal lobe short, obtuse, base somewhat cuneate, rarely subcordate, lateral lobes 8–11 pairs, short, lustrous green above, paler, glabrous or finely...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ketevan Batsatsashvili
    • 1
  • Naiba Mehdiyeva
    • 2
  • George Fayvush
    • 3
  • Zaal Kikvidze
    • 4
  • Manana Khutsishvili
    • 5
  • Inesa Maisaia
    • 5
  • Shalva Sikharulidze
    • 5
  • David Tchelidze
    • 5
  • Alla Aleksanyan
    • 3
  • Valida Alizade
    • 2
  • Narel Y. Paniagua Zambrana
    • 6
  • Rainer W. Bussmann
    • 7
    Email author
  1. 1.Institute of Botany and Bakuriani Alpine Botanical GardenIlia State UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  2. 2.Institute of BotanyAzerbaijan National Academy of SciencesBakuAzerbaijan
  3. 3.Institute of Botany of National Academy of SciencesYerevanArmenia
  4. 4.4-D Research InstituteIlia State UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  5. 5.Institute of Botany and Bakuriani Alpine Botanical GardenIlia State UniversityTbilisiGeorgia
  6. 6.Herbario Nacional de BoliviaInstituto de Ecología-UMSALa PazBolivia
  7. 7.William L. Brown CenterMissouri Botanical GardenSt. LouisUSA

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