Quercus confertifolia

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Quercus confertifolia


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
Species: Quercus confertifolia



Quercus confertifolia Bonpl. in F.W.H.A.von Humboldt & A.J.A.Bonpland, Pl. Aequinoct. 2: 53 (1809).




  • Homotypic
    • Quercus mexicana var. confertifolia (Bonpl.) Wenz., Jahrb. Königl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 3: 209 (1884).
    • Quercus mexicana f. confertifolia (Bonpl.) Trel., Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 20: 174 (1924).
  • Heterotypic
    • Quercus mexicana f. glabrata Trel., Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 20: 174 (1924), nom. illeg.
    • Quercus gentryi C.H.Mull., Amer. Midl. Naturalist 27: 474 (1942).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest

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



Primary references


Bonpland, A.J.A. in F.W.H.A.von Humboldt & A.J.A.Bonpland, 1809. Pl. Aequinoct. 2: 53.

Additional references

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. & Frodin, D. 1998. World Checklist and Bibliography of Fagales (Betulaceae, Corylaceae, Fagaceae and Ticodendraceae). VIII + 408 p. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. ISBN 1-900347-46-6. Reference page
  • Valencia-A., S. & Coombes, A.J. (2020). Nomenclatural revision and lectotypification of five species of Mexican oaks: Quercus (Fagaceae) Phytotaxa 428: 81-92.

Vernacular names

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