Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Quercus gravesii



This species is usually known as:

Quercus gravesii


This species has also been known as:

Quercus chesosensis, Quercus coccinea var. microcarpa, Quercus shumardii var. microcarpa, Quercus stellapila, Quercus texana var. chesosensis, Quercus texana var. stellapila


Common names:

Chisos Red Oak, Grave's Oak



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Quercus gravesii: 7]



Popularity of Quercus gravesii over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Quercus gravesii (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Quercus gravesii as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]



[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 19]


Aphelocoma ultramarina (1), bog oak (1), Classification and regression trees (1), floristics (1), Forest stand structure (1), Fuels mapping (1), Gradient analysis (1), habitat quality (1), leaf margin analysis (LMA) (1), Mexican Jay (1), North America (1), oak trees (1), Remote sensing (1), Sierra El Carmen (1), social group size (1), synthetic floras (1), temperature (1), trees (1), Vegetation mapping (1)


[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]



Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]


nut (67.61), timber (15.82), ornamental (7.76), medicinal (1.21), fruit (0.88), poison (0.88), weed (0.67), starch (0.40), cereal (0.28), nutraceutical (0.28)…..


[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]



Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]


Ricker M, Valencia-Avalos S, Hernández HM, Gómez-Hinostrosa C, Martínez-Salas EM, Alvarado-Cárdenas LO, Wallnöfer B, Ramos CH and Mendoza PE (2016) Tree and tree-like species of Mexico: Apocynaceae, Cactaceae, Ebenaceae, Fagaceae, and Sapotaceae. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 1189-1202.

Villaseñor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902.



References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Quercus gravesii: 7; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


Adams JM, Green WA and Zhang Y (2008) Leaf margins and temperature in the North American flora: Recalibrating the paleoclimatic thermometer. Global and Planetary Change 60, 523-34.

Poulos HM, Camp AE, Gatewood RG and Loomis L (2007) A hierarchical approach for scaling forest inventory and fuels data from local to landscape scales in the Davis Mountains, Texas, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 244, 1-15.

Bhagabati NK and Horvath EG (2006) Mexican Jay social group size varies with habitat in northeastern Mexico

El tamaño de los grupos sociales en Aphelocoma ultramarina varía con la estructura del hábitat en el noreste de México. Journal of Field Ornithology 77, 104-10.

Anonymous (2005) Oak Trees. In ‘Van Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia’. (Ed.^(Eds  pp. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.).

Sobek EA and Zak JC (2003) The Soil FungiLog procedure: method and analytical approaches toward understanding fungal functional diversity. Mycologia 95, 590-602.

Goldstein JI (1966) Butler, Missouri: An Unusual Iron Meteorite. Science 153, 975-6.

Wells PV (1966) Late Pleistocene Vegetation and Degree of Pluvial Climatic Change in the Chihuahuan Desert. Science 153, 970-5.


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