Quercus


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Related to Quercus: Quercus alba
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Noun1.Quercus - oaksQuercus - oaks          
hamamelid dicot genus - genus of mostly woody relatively primitive dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
beech family, Fagaceae, family Fagaceae - chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches; chestnuts; oaks; genera Castanea, Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Fagus, Lithocarpus, Nothofagus, Quercus
oak tree, oak - a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"
Japanese oak, Quercus grosseserrata, Quercus mongolica - oak with moderately light fine-grained wood; Japan
huckleberry oak, Quercus vaccinifolia - a low spreading or prostrate shrub of southwestern United States with small acorns and leaves resembling those of the huckleberry
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These include sugar maple (Acer saccharum), silver maple (Acer saccharinum), red oak (Quercus rubra), black oak (Quercus velutina), swamp white oak (Quercus bicolor), white oak (Quercus Alba), American hornbeam (Carpinus caroliniana), American sycamore (Platanus occidentalis), bald-cypress (Taxodium distichum), Eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis) and Eastern redceder (Juniperus virginiana).
The recently imposed US sanctions on Tehran has led to British renewable energy investor Quercus cancelling project on construction of a 500 million euro ($570 million) solar power plant in Iran, Iranian TASNIM news agency reported on Aug.
(ii) Glulam webs made of Quercus robur sheets LS13 [28].
The genus Quercus (Fagaceae) has 450 species estimated worldwide [1] and has been widely investigated for years, not only due to their extensive use in the wine and wood industries but also for animal feeding and medicinal purposes [2].
No obstante el interes y la gran cantidad de informacion acumulada para este taxon, aun faltan por realizar estudios basicos para conocer con precision la riqueza especifica regional y estatal del genero Quercus en Mexico.
How exciting a period is this for the field, and how does Quercus fit into the picture?
No obstante, en los bosques de pino-encino, la presencia y dominancia de otras especies diferentes de Quercus spp., se relacionaron negativamente con el area basal de Pinus spp.; este genero mostro un efecto marcado sobre la diversidad en este tipo de asociacion (Galindo-Jaimes, Gonzalez-Espinosa, Quintana-Ascencio, & Garcia-Barrios, 2002).
Last Spring, Portuguese environment protection agency Quercus said it had united with Spanish organisations in their calls to demand that the Almaraz nuclear power plant be closed down as it represents "a potential danger to the border area".
Cores and cross sections were organized into four species groups: Pinus species, Quercus species, miscellaneous hardwoods, and Kalmia latifolia (mountain laurel).
QUERCUS Green in Harrogate, set on the edge of Starbeck, is a beautiful development close to the stunning Yorkshire countryside.