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  Quercus crispifolia
Author Trel. 1924 Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 20: 147
Diagnosis here
Synonyms amphioxys Trel. 1924 Diagnosis here
incrassata Trel. 1924 Diagnosis here
Local names
Range Mexico (Chiapas), South Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras (?), Colombia; 750 to 2700 m;
Growth habit 10-15 m;
Leaves 10-20 m x 3-6 ; 3-4 times longer than wide; stiff, leathery; lanceolate to oblanceolate; apex acuminate to attenuate, remotely aristate; base cuneate or narrowly rounded, seldom cordate; margin entire; adaxially lustrous, hairless or with some stellate hairs at base of midrib; axil tufts abaxially; 13-17 vein pairs; petiole 0.5-1 cm long, becoming hairless;
Fruits acorn 2-3 cm long, 2-2.5 cm wide, broadly ovoid; brown, silky pubescent at first, becoming glabrous; cup shallow, enclosing only base of nut ; maturing in 2 years;

Bark, twigs and

twigs 1-3 mm thick, stellate tawny tomentose at first, soon glabrous, grey or reddish-brown, with not very evident lenticels; buds 5-6 mm long, oblong, acute, hairless, with hairy scales;
Hardiness zone, habitat
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : n° 325;
-- Sub-genus Quercus, Section  Lobatae, Series Erythromexicanae;

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