Quercus imbricaria

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Quercus imbricaria
Quercus imbricaria


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 imbricaria



Quercus imbricaria Michx., 1801


  • Homotypic
    • Quercus phellos var. imbricaria (Michx.) Spach, Hist. Nat. Vég. 11: 160 (1841).
    • Erythrobalanus imbricaria (Michx.) O.Schwarz, Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 13: 5 (1936).
  • Heterotypic
    • Quercus aprica Raf., Alsogr. Amer.: 26 (1838).
    • Quercus latifolia Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 2: 427 (1841).
    • Quercus imbricaria var. spinulosa A.DC. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 16(2): 63 (1864).
    • Quercus sonchifolia Booth ex G.Kirchn. in E.A.Petzold & G.Kirchner, Arbor. Muscav.: 658 (1864).
    • Quercus imbricaria var. inaequalifolia Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 641 (1891).


Native distribution areas:
Quercus imbricaria
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia

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



Primary references


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
  • Kral, R., Diamond, A.R., Ginzbarg, S.L., Hansen, C.J., Haynes, R.R., Keener, B.R., Lelong, M.G., Spaulding, D.D. & Woods, M. (2011). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Alabama: 1-112. Botanical reseach institute of Texas.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542. New York Botanical Garden.

Vernacular names

English: Shingle Oak
magyar: Zsindelyes tölgy
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