Nomenclature Problems in Oak Propogation

Coombes, Allen J.
March 2000
International Oaks;Spring2000, Issue 10, p13
Academic Journal
The article discusses the naming issues in oak propagation. It highlights the dilemma faced by nurseryman attempting to offer a good selection of oaks due to many incorrectly labelled plants in gardens. The author stresses the problem posed by propagation of hybrid oaks and nomenclature changes to oak growers. According to the author, the type of specimen must be taken into account when considering changing the name of a garden plants for nomenclature reasons. He dissuades collectors from raising oaks from garden seed.


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