Jeju Gotjawal

Quercus glauca Thunb.(Ring-cupped Oak ) 종가시나무

by on Dec.18, 2010, under trees

Form : Evergreen broad-leaved arboreous tree

Characteristic

The leaf has no hair and pointed edge. The length is between 5~14cm and the width is between 3~9cm. The front side of the leaf is green and the back side is light green.The  diameter of the hemisphere-shaped fruit which has fire or six concentric circle layers is between 6~9mm.The egg shaped or oval shaped nut ripens in October to November. Both sexes flowers blossom at one stump in April to May, and stem grows straightly form round shape.The bark is greenish grey, the branch has no hair while the dark colored young one has light brown hair. The place of orgin is Korea.

Where you can see this species at Dongbaekdongsan  :

It is dominant species in Dong-baeck hill, which can be commonly seen in the forest or around the forest and pastures of the  Different from Quercus Salicina Blame, which has teeth in the edge of the leaf. Its teeth start from moddic part of the edge of the leaf.


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