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  Quercus rekonis

Trel. 1924 Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 20: 60

Diagnosis here

Local names
Range Mexico (Oaxaca) ; 500 m ;
Growth habit
Leaves 16-17 x 4.5-6 cm; deciduous; oboval-lanceolate or oblanceolate; apex attenuate, subacute; base narrowly rounded, attenuate; margin wavy, with apical 1/2 toothed with 4 pairs of obtuse teeth ; above hairless, dull blue-green; beneath with sparce whitish tomentum ; 10-12 vein pairs, at an angle of 42° with midrib ; petiole 8 mm long;
Fruits acorn ovoid, mucronate, silky; 3-4 together at the end of a 6-7 cm long peduncle ; enclosed 3/4 by cup; cup scaly, half-round, tomentose, 1 cm in diameter; matures first year;

Bark, twigs and

twig 2-3 mm thick, sulcate, glabrescent, brown, with white lenticels;
Hardiness zone, habitat
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : n° 228, tome 2, p. 608;;
-- 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 sub-species of Q.peduncularis.

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