The family Fagaceae, also called beech family, is a family of flowering plants. It comprises about 900 species of both evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs, which are characterized by alternate simple leaves with pinnate venation, unisexual flowers in the form of catkins, and fruit in the form of nuts.
|Holm oak (Quercus ilex subsp. rotundifolia)|
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