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  Quercus x fagineomirbeckii
Author Villar 1938 Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 28: 450 1937 publ. 1938.
Synonyms canariensis x faginea

= x jahandiezii A.Camus 1939
= x pseudofaginea A.Camus 1939
Local names
Range SW Spain; Portugal (Serra de Monchique) ; Algeria ; Morocco ;
Growth habit
Leaves 4-7 x 2-3 cm; leathery; adaxially gree, glabrous, lustrous; abaxially greyish, more or less pubescent and waxy glaucous, with sometimes traces of tomentum at vein axils; apex acute; base truncate or asymmetrical; margin serrate-dentate, with teeth narrow, acute, often mucronate; 9-11 vein pairs without intercallary veins; tertiary veins conspicuous; petiole 4-12 mm, more or less pilose;
Flowers male catkins with hairy rachis, the same for the perianths, with flowers densely in the apical half;

Bark, twigs and

twig striate, pinkish, soon hairless; bud 3-4 mm, acute, with scales pinkish, ciliate; stipules very long, persistent;
Hardiness zone, habitat

-- For Vila-Viçosa & al. 2022, the recent molecular analyses show that this taxon is a synonym of Q. x tlemcenensis.


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