EPPO Global Database

Quercus suber(QUESU)

Code created in: 2002-02-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: QUESU
  • Preferred name: Quercus suber
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Western Mediterranean. Bark is repeatedly harvested from the living trees as the source of  cork. This species is not normally established in plantations, but existing populations are managed, enriched and maintained in the long term.  

Common names
Name Language
cork oak English
Korkeiche German
Pantoffelbaum German
chêne liège French
chêne occidental French
corcier French
sioure French
surier French
suve French
alcornoque Spanish
chaparro Spanish
suro Spanish
quercia da sughero Italian
quercia sughera Italian
sughera Italian
kurkeik Dutch
chaparreiro Portuguese
chaparro Portuguese
chaparrobro Portuguese
sobreiro Portuguese
sobro Portuguese
sovereiro Portuguese
sôvero Portuguese
korkek Swedish
дуб пробковый Russian
kork-eg Danish
dąb korkowy Polish
paratölgy Hungarian
felline Arabic
ferchi Arabic
fernane Arabic
artelatza Basque
корков дъб Bulgarian
alzina surera Catalan
suberaie Catalan
sureda Catalan
surera Catalan
suro Catalan
šuvor  Croatian
dub korkový Czech
δρύς φελλοφόρος Greek
stejar de plută Romanian
dub korkový Slovak
дуб пробковий Ukrainian