Rolfs' oak

noun

ˈrälfs-
: a Florida coastal scrub oak (Quercus rolfsii) with hard rigid branches, small leathery leaves, and acorns usually in pairs and half-covered by the funnel-shaped cups

Word History

Etymology

after Frederick M. Rolfs †1956 American botanist

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“Rolfs' oak.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rolfs%27%20oak. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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