Quercus alveolata Trel. 1924

Twigs moderate (3 mm.), scarcely fluted, tomentose with long yellow hairs
somewhat persistent the second year, the bark then gray with small somewhat
raised brownish lenticels. Buds brown, glabrate, ovoid, 2 x 3 mm. Leaves deciduous,
elliptical or somewhat widened upwards, subacute, round-based, revolutely undulate
to coarsely serrate above, moderate (2-4 x 5-9 cm.), rather dull blue-green and glabrous
except for the yellow hairy midrib and with very fine alveolate white venulation above,
dingy stellate-pilose beneath; veins about 8 pairs, obscurely looped near the margin;
petiole yellow-hairy or glabrate, scarcely 2 x 4 mm. Catkins: male apparently short, the
small rounded glabrous anthers little exserted. Fruit?.
Cordilleran region of Mexico.