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  Quercus verde

C.H.Muller 1936 J. Arnold Arbor. 17: 163

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Range Mexico (Nuevo Leon) ; 2100-2500 m;
Growth habit small tree, sometimes less than 3 metres tall; gnarled branches;
Leaves oboval or oblong; deciduous; apex obtuse, mucronate; base cordate; margin entire or with few teeth near apex, slightly revolute, sometimes crisped; shiny above with scattered stellate hairs; paler beneath with greyish stellate hairs; 8-9 vein pairs, anastomosed, prominent beneath; petiole ca 5-9 mm long, densely stellate pubescent;
Flowers male catkins 2.5-3.5 cm long, lax, stellate hairy; anthers hairless weakly exerted; female inflorescence 1-2.5 cm long, 2-4 flowered;
Fruits acorn maturing the first year;

Bark, twigs and

bark grey, scaly; twig slender (1-2 mm thick), sulcate, whitish tomentose; scattered, non very conspicuous lenticels;
Hardiness zone, habitat not (or weakly) hardy;
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : n 205 ;
-- Sub-genus Quercus, Section Quercus; sub-section Glaucoideae;

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