Quercus ajoensis

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Taxonavigation: Fagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fagales

Familia: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subgenus: Q. subg. Quercus
Species: Quercus ajoensis



Quercus ajoensis C.H.Mull., 1954


  • Homotypic
    • Quercus turbinella subsp. ajoensis (C.H.Mull.) Felger & C.H.Lowe, J. Ariz. Acad. Sci. 6: 83 (1970).
    • Quercus turbinella var. ajoensis (C.H.Mull.) Little, Phytologia 42: 221 (1979).


Native distribution areas:
Quercus ajoensis
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • Arizona
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northwest

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Muller, C.H., 1954. Madroño 12: 140

Additional references

  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (1998). World Checklist and Bibliography of Fagales: 1-408. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Valencia-A., S. (2004). Diversidad del Género Quercus (Fagaceae) en México Boletin de la Sociedad Botanica de México 75: 33-53.

Vernacular names

English: Ajo Mountain scrub oak
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