EPPO Global Database

Quercus ithaburensis subsp. macrolepis(QUEML)

Code created in: 2002-02-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: QUEML
  • Preferred name: Quercus ithaburensis subsp. macrolepis
  • Authority: (Kotschy) Hedge & Yaltirik


Southern Italy, to Balkans, Turkey. Formerly planted and used for tanning, so that its natural distribution is uncertain. The name \"valonia\" is an old Italian word for dried acorn cups used for tanning, and has no connection with Wallonia in Belgium (though this has been mistakenly supposed by some authors).

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Quercus aegilops Linnaeus
Quercus macrolepis Kotschy

Common names
Name Language
valonia oak English
arkadische Eiche German
Knopperneiche German
Ziegenbarteiche German
chêne à grandes écailles French
chêne de Grèce French
chêne velani French
quercia vallonia Italian
valonia-eik Dutch
valonia-ek Swedish
дуб крупночешуйчатый Russian
palamut meşesi Turkish
dąb szypułkowy Polish
dushk Albanian
пърнар Bulgarian
ήμερη βελανιδιά Greek
stejar Romanian