Species name:

Quercus pubescens

Taxonomy

Family

Genus

Species

pubescens

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Quercus robur gr.

Classifier

Willd.

Distribution

East America, Europe, Russia, Central Africa

Utility

The seed can be dried, ground into a powder and used as a thickening in stews or mixed with cereals for making bread. The roasted seed is a coffee substitute. Berries are a great food for wild animals but also for pigs. Berries are used in phytotherapy. The gall can be used as a rich source of tannin, that can also be used as a dyestuff. Wood is very hard, durable under water, it is used for furniture, parquet and beams. Ornamental plant and biodiversity

Flowering time

IV - V

Pollen colour

Yellow

Pollen

+++

Nectar

/

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Subtriangular
Quercus pubescens
Quercus pubescens
Quercus pubescens
Equatorial view : Suboblate
Quercus pubescens
Quercus pubescens
Quercus pubescens