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Useful Temperate Plants

Quercus albocincta

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Fagaceae

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General Information

Quercus albocincta is a deciduous tree that can grow around 3 - 15 metres tall with a bole around 20 - 50cm in diameter[
1980
Title
Revisión Taxonómica del Compejo Acutifoliae de Quercus (Fagaceae) con énfasis en su representación en México
Publication
Acta Botánica Mexicana 76: 1-45 (2006)
Author
Rangel S.R.
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
0187-7151
Description
 
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The seeds are sweet-tasting and edible, but are not often harvested[
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Quercus albocincta is widely distributed across northwest Mexico and is commonly noted as the most abundant species in its oak woodlands habitats. While there is some evidence of habitat decline, this species is not severely fragmented and resides in many locations. The plant is classified as 'Least Concern' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2018)[
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Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

1980
Title
Revisión Taxonómica del Compejo Acutifoliae de Quercus (Fagaceae) con énfasis en su representación en México
Publication
Acta Botánica Mexicana 76: 1-45 (2006)
Author
Rangel S.R.
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
0187-7151
Description
 

Range

Southwestern N. America - northern Mexico (Chihuahua, Durango, Sinaloa, Sonora,

Habitat

Oak forest and pine-oak forest, often on steep slopes and in nutrient-poor soils; at elevations from 800 - 1,800 metres[
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Title
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Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
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ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
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1980
Title
Revisión Taxonómica del Compejo Acutifoliae de Quercus (Fagaceae) con énfasis en su representación en México
Publication
Acta Botánica Mexicana 76: 1-45 (2006)
Author
Rangel S.R.
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
0187-7151
Description
 
].

Properties

Conservation StatusLeast Concern
HabitDeciduous Tree
Height10.00 m
PollinatorsWind
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Quercus albocincta is native to moderate elevations in northern Mexico.
The plant is often found in the wild on acid soils that are low in nutrients[
1980
Title
Revisión Taxonómica del Compejo Acutifoliae de Quercus (Fagaceae) con énfasis en su representación en México
Publication
Acta Botánica Mexicana 76: 1-45 (2006)
Author
Rangel S.R.
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
0187-7151
Description
 
].
The tree can produce large crops of acorns some years and low crops in other years[
338
Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
].

Edible Uses

Seed - raw or cooked[
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Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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http://www.iucnredlist.org/
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Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
]. A sweet flavour[
338
Title
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.iucnredlist.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
A list of plants under threat and facing possible extinction, usually with brief details of the threats and information on habitat.
]. The ovoid acorn is 6 0 20mm long and 5 - 10mm in diameter[
1980
Title
Revisión Taxonómica del Compejo Acutifoliae de Quercus (Fagaceae) con énfasis en su representación en México
Publication
Acta Botánica Mexicana 76: 1-45 (2006)
Author
Rangel S.R.
Publisher
 
Year
2006
ISBN
0187-7151
Description
 
]

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed - sown fresh, without any pre-treatment, it germinates easily.
Cite as: Temperate Plants Database, Ken Fern. temperate.theferns.info. 2023-02-06. <temperate.theferns.info/plant/Quercus+albocincta>

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