TITLE

Mexican Quercus species in the Botanic Garden at Puebla University

AUTHOR(S)
Rodríguez-Acosta, Maricela; Coombes, Allen; Vega, Karla; Marin, Lucina
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
International Oaks;Spring2010, Issue 21, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Mexican Quercus oak species in the Botanic Garden of the Benemerita University of Puebla in Mexico. It describes Quercus as a genus of trees and shrubs with between 300 and 600 species. It states that the school's botanic garden initiates the development of an oak collection which includes 170 individuals belonging to 61 species. It cites species with the widest distribution including Q. rugosa Née, Q. castanea Née, and Q. alpescens Trel.
ACCESSION #
53485425

 

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