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  Quercus gomeziana
Author A.Camus 1931 Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. II, 3: 338
Synonyms Cyclobalanopsis velutina (Wall.) Oerst. 1867
Quercus velutina Lindl. ex Wall.1831, not Lam. 1785
Local names
Range S.E. Bangladesh, China (South of Yunnan), Myanmar; 300-1500 m ;
Growth habit 18-24 m;
Leaves 10-15 x 2.5-5 cm; leathery; elliptic lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate; crowded at end of twigs; apex acuminate oblique; base cuneate; both sides shiny, hairless, paler beneath; margin entire with a few short teeth near apex; 10-14 pairs of prominent secondary veins, at an angle of 50° with midrib; petiole 1-1.5 cm long, sulcate above, tomentose;
Flowers female flowers 2-3 with 4-6 styles, on a 5 cm long catkin;  
Fruits acorn 1.2-1.5 cm tall, 2 cm in diameter; base truncate; apex shortly and thickly mucronate; short, thick stalk; enclosed 3/4 by cup; cup 3-4 cm in diameter, flattened, with 4-7 densely yellowish tomentose rings; maturing in 2 years,

Bark, twigs and

young twig hairless, thin, soon glabrous; white lenticels; small bud, subglobose, slightly hairy;
Hardiness zone, habitat not hardy; tropical forests; 
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : tome 1, p. 345, n° 72;
-- Sub-genus Cerris, Section Cyclobalanopsis;
-- Section Helferiana, sub-section Helferianae (Menitsky);

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