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  Quercus manzanillana

Trel. 1924 Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 20: 80

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Local names
Range Mexico (Puebla) ;
Growth habit not exceeding 3 m tall;
Leaves 5-8 x 2.5-3.5 cm; deciduous; elliptic or oval-subelliptic; apex rounded or obtuse; base more or less cordate, or rounded; margin entire or remotely wavy; glabrous and often shiny above; beneath with persistant tomentum, dense, rufous; 10 pairs of secondary veins impressed above, prominent abaxially; petiole tomentose less than 5 mm long;
Fruits acorn long ovoid, 1.8 cm long, 1.2 cm wide; cup enclosing only the base of the nut; cupscales appressed, pointed, whitish; maturing first year;

Bark, twigs and

twig 2-3 mm long, angled, glabrescent; bud 3 mm, ovoid, hairless;
Hardiness zone, habitat
Miscellaneous -- A.Camus : tome 2, p. 643, n° 245;
-- For today's Mexican Authors (Susana Valencia-A., 2004), this species described by Trelease is not currently valid ; it may be a hybrid, or a morpholigical variety... For Zavala-Chavez, 2003, it is a variety of Q.deserticola.

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