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Taxon: Quercus prinus auct. pl.

Synonym of Quercus montana Willd.

Genus: Quercus
Family: Fagaceae
Subfamily: Fagoideae
Nomen number: 105054
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Link to protologue:
Comment: typification of Q. prinus L. uncertain, thus treated as nom. ambig. by some, who accept Q. montana Willd. for this taxon, but Q. prinusL., nom. utique rej. is now a rejected name under Shenzhen ICN Art. 56 & App. V and unavailable for use
Name Verified on: 16-Aug-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Mar-2019
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11 (Taxon) 60:1211.
  2. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  3. Brummitt, R. K. 2007. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 58 (Taxon) 56:591.
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)
  6. Hardin, J. W. 1979. Quercus prinus L. - nomen ambiguum (Taxon) 28:355-357.
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  8. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. (F IllJones)
  9. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  11. Whittemore, A. T. & K. C. Nixon 2005. (1683) Proposal to reject the name Quercus prinus (Fagaceae) (Taxon) 54:213-214.

Check other web resources for Quercus prinus auct. pl. :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Quercus prinus cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?105054. Accessed 20 April 2019.