holly oak, Quercus ilex  (Fagales: Fagaceae) - 1379026

holly oak
Quercus ilex L.

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Description: 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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Image location: , Croatia

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Name: Zelimir Borzan
Organization: University of Zagreb
Country: Croatia

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