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  Quercus chevalieri
Author Hickel & A.Camus 1921 Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot. X, 3: 380 1921
Synonyms Cyclobalanopsis chevalieri (Hickel & A.Camus) Hsu & Wei Jen 1993
Local names hei guo qing gang ;
Range China (Yunnan, Guangdong, Guangxi), Vietnam ; 600 - 2000 m ;
Growth habit 10-15 m tall, but may reach 20 m;
Leaves 6-11 x 2-4 cm; evergreen ; subleathery; elliptic or oboval-oblong; base cuneate ; apex subotuse to sometimes shortly caudate; margin entire, wavy, sometimes some minute teeth near apex; hairless; concolor or nearly so; midrib impressed adaxially; 9-13 conspicuous  vein pairs, slightly impressed above, prominent below; conspicuous tertiary veins; petiole 5-10 mm;
Flowers April-May
Fruits acorn ovoid-oblong, 1.5-1.8 cm long, 0.8-1.3 cm in diameter, 2 to 5 together, hairless or slightly silky, with basal scar convex; 1/2 enclosed by cup; cup 0.8-1.8 cm in diam., brown, silky both sides, thin, with 7-9) concentric rings of scales with margins weakly denticulate; ripe first year, between October and December;

Bark, twigs and
buds

twigs slender, sulcate, covered with whitish bloom when 2 years old; numerous lenticels; bud 5-6 mm long, obtuse, with 4 pairs of nearly glabrous scales;
Hardiness zone, habitat not hardy;
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : tome 1, p. 297, n 52 ;
-- Sub-genus Cerris, Section Cyclobalanopsis;
-- Section Glauca, sub-section Glaucae (Menitsky);

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