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Useful Temperate Plants

Lithocarpus harlandii

(Hance ex Walp.) Rehder

Fagaceae

+ Synonyms

Lithocarpus chiaratuangensis (J.C.Liao) J.C.Liao

Lithocarpus cuneiformis A.Camus

Lithocarpus kawakamii chiaratuangensis J.C.Liao

Pasania chiaratuangensis (J.C.Liao) J.C.Liao

Pasania harlandii (Hance ex Walp.) Oerst.

Quercus harlandii Hance ex Walp.

Synaedrys harlandii (Hance ex Walp.) Koidz.

Common Name:

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General Information

Lithocarpus harlandii is a tree that can grow up to 18 metres tall[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for its wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.

Range

E. Asia - southeastern China

Habitat

Broad-leaved evergreen forests; at elevations from 400 - 700 metres[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *  *
HabitTree
Height15.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Lithocarpus harlandii is not a very cold-hardy tree, probably tolerating temperatures down to around -5°c when dormant. All of the hardier members of the genus seem to appreciate mild and moist conditions, and like to be as warm as possible in the summer[
1212
Title
New Trees
Publication
 
Author
Grimshaw J.; Bayton R.; Wilks H.
Publisher
Kew Publishing; London
Year
2009
ISBN
1842461737
Description
Provides comprehensive botanical descriptions and horticultural commentary on over 800 tree species that have been introduced to cultivation in recent decades.
]
Grows best in a warm sheltered position, but not one where it can be scorched in full sun. A site with a high canopy is advisable, at least when the trees are young[
1212
Title
New Trees
Publication
 
Author
Grimshaw J.; Bayton R.; Wilks H.
Publisher
Kew Publishing; London
Year
2009
ISBN
1842461737
Description
Provides comprehensive botanical descriptions and horticultural commentary on over 800 tree species that have been introduced to cultivation in recent decades.
]. It prefers a deep fertile soil with medium drainage[
200
Title
The New RHS Dictionary of Gardening. 1992.
Publication
 
Author
Huxley. A.
Publisher
MacMillan Press
Year
1992
ISBN
0-333-47494-5
Description
Excellent and very comprehensive, though it contains a number of silly mistakes. Readable yet also very detailed.
].
The seed takes 2 growing seasons to mature[
266
Title
Flora of China
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://flora.huh.harvard.edu/china/
Publisher
Missouri Botanical Garden Press; St. Louis.
Year
1994
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent, comprehensive resource in 25 volumes. In addition to the botanical information the flora also gives basic information on habitat and some uses. An on-line version is also available.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The wood is of very good quality[
1227
Title
Study and Evaluation on Physical and Mechanical Properties of 40 Kinds of Wood Species in Zhejiang Province (China)
Publication
Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 962-965) pp 657-662 2014
Author
Man Ping Xu; Fei Yan Guo; Kan Kan Zhou; Wei Ming Yang
Website
http://10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.962-965.657
Publisher
 
Year
2014
ISBN
 
Description
 
].

Propagation

Seed -
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2024-05-26. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Lithocarpus+harlandii>

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