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Quercus macrolepis

For other uses, see Valonia and Camata.

Quercus macrolepis, the Valonia oak,[1] is a tree in the family Fagaceae.

It is found in the Southern Mediterranean, in the Balkans including the Greek Islands, in Morocco, and in Turkey.


Quercus ithaburensis ssp. macrolepis

The cups, known as valonia, are used for tanning and dyeing as are the unripe acorns called camata or camatina. The ripe acorns are eaten raw or boiled.[2]

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