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Quercus acutissima
(sawtooth oak)

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Quercus acutissima (sawtooth oak)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Quercus acutissima
  • Preferred Common Name
  • sawtooth oak
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Carved material
  • Charcoal
  • Fuelwood
  • Invertebrate food for silkworms
  • Ornamental

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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Leaf layers on 50-year-old Quercus acutissima. Saitama, Japan.
TitleFoliage
CaptionLeaf layers on 50-year-old Quercus acutissima. Saitama, Japan.
CopyrightJunji Sano & Kazumi Fujita
Leaf layers on 50-year-old Quercus acutissima. Saitama, Japan.
FoliageLeaf layers on 50-year-old Quercus acutissima. Saitama, Japan.Junji Sano & Kazumi Fujita
Fruit (acorn) from 60-year-old Quercus acutissima. (Note scale in mm.) Saitama, Japan.
TitleFruit
CaptionFruit (acorn) from 60-year-old Quercus acutissima. (Note scale in mm.) Saitama, Japan.
CopyrightJunji Sano & Kazumi Fujita
Fruit (acorn) from 60-year-old Quercus acutissima. (Note scale in mm.) Saitama, Japan.
FruitFruit (acorn) from 60-year-old Quercus acutissima. (Note scale in mm.) Saitama, Japan.Junji Sano & Kazumi Fujita

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Quercus acutissima Carruth.

Preferred Common Name

  • sawtooth oak

International Common Names

  • French: chêne du Japon à feuilles de châtaignier

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Eiche
  • Italy: quercia del Giappone a foglie di castagno
  • Japan: kunugi
  • Netherlands: gezaagtbladige eik

EPPO code

  • QUEAS (Quercus acutissima)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Fagales
  •                         Family: Fagaceae
  •                             Genus: Quercus
  •                                 Species: Quercus acutissima

Uses List

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Animal feed, fodder, forage

  • Invertebrate food for silkworms

Fuels

  • Charcoal
  • Fuelwood

General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Carved material
  • Dye/tanning
  • Miscellaneous materials
  • Wood/timber

Wood Products

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Boats

Charcoal

Containers

  • Cooperage

Lignin products

Sawn or hewn building timbers

  • Exterior fittings
  • Fences

Woodware

  • Industrial and domestic woodware
  • Tool handles