Image Number: 1379026

Quercus ilex L. - holm oak 1. Branchlet with young shoots (A - D), male catkins (a - d), and female inflorescences (e - g). - 2. Developed leafy shoots with ripe fruits (acorns) and empty cups. - 3. Ripe acorn. Q. coccifera L. - kermes oak 4. Branchlet with ripe acorn, male catkins (a, b), female inflorescence (c), and one year old immature fruits, enveloped in the cups (d). - 5. Branchlets with ripe acorn. - 6. Acorn without a cup - 7. Branchlet with buds (k). After Hempel & Wilhelm, 1889. Photos and explanations from the book: Zelimir Borzan. "Tree and Shrub Names in Latin, Croatian, English, and German, with synonyms", University of Zagreb, 2001.
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Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelidae
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subject: Quercus ilex L.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2005
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Thursday, January 3, 2013