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  Quercus iltisii
Author L.M.Gonzalez 2003 Brittonia 55: 54
Local names
Range Mexico (Jalisco, volcano Colima); 330-1550 m;
Growth habit 10-20 m tall and more;
Leaves 5-15 cm long, 1-4 wide; evergreen; lanceolate or narrowly oblong; apex acute, base rounded; margin entire, slightly wavy (only very yound leaves with some teeth); light green, hairless above; paler beneath with entangled trichomes and glandular hairs densely along veins; 15-30 vein pairs; petiole 0.5 cm long;
Fruits acorn 1.2-2 cm long, ovoid, with rounded base; plate-shaped cup, not rolled at rim, enclosing 1/4 to 1/3 of the nut, with appressed, slightly tuberculate scales; maturing in 1 year;

Bark, twigs and

mature bark blackish, fissured; twig glabrescent with some inconspicuous lenticels; brown, ovoid bud with ciliate scales;
Hardiness zone, habitat not hardy;
Miscellaneous -- Sub-genus Quercus, section Lobatae, Series Erythromexicanae;
-- Before 2003 this taxon was considered, with Q. nixoniana, as synonym of Q.salicifolia;

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