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  Quercus mixtecana

Trel. 1924 Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 20: 54

Diagnosis here

Local names
Range Mexico (Oaxaca, Puebla) ;
Growth habit more than 3 m tall ;
Leaves 10-12 x 6 cm ; deciduous; oboval; apex obtuse; base narrowly cordate, attenuate; both sides hairless; grey green above, paler beneath; margin crispate sometimes lobed-serrate near apex; 7-9 paires of lateral veins; petiole 3 mm long, glabrous;
Fruits acorn shortly ovoid, silky at apex, 1 cm long; 4-5 together on a 5-6 cm long tomentose or glabrescent peduncle; enclosed 1/2 or 1/3 by cup; cup 1.2 cm in diameter; maturing first year;

Bark, twigs and

twig 2-4 mm long, slightly sulcate, dull, hairless, greenish, with small lenticels; bud brown, rounded, hairless, 3 mm long;
Hardiness zone, habitat
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : tome 2, p. 554, n° 203;
-- Sub-genus Quercus, Section Quercus, Series Leucomexicanae;
-- For today's Mexican Authors (Susana Valencia-Avalos, 2006), as for Govaerts 2007, it is a synonym of Q.glaucoides.

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