Quercus resinosa

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Quercus resinosa
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subgenus: Quercus subg. Quercus
Section: Quercus sect. Lobatae
Q. resinosa
Binomial name
Quercus resinosa

Quercus resinosa is a Mexican species of oak in the beech family. It is to central and western Mexico, from Nayarit south to Michoacán and east as far as San Luis Potosí.[1]


Quercus resinosa is a deciduous tree up to 15 meters tall with a trunk as much as 70 cm in diameter. Leaves are huge, as much as 50 cm long, thick and stiff, broadly egg-shaped with the widest part toward the tip.[1]