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Quercus aquifolioides Rehder & E. H. Wilson

Description

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Trees 10(-20) m tall, evergreen. Young branchlets pale brown stellate tomentose. Petiole 2-5 mm, sometimes nearly sessile; leaf blade elliptic to obovate, 2.5-7 × 1.5-3.5 cm, densely with reddish brown to orangish brown glandular hairs (especially abaxially on midvein) when young, abaxially with slender reddish brown to orangish brown stellate hairs and simple hairs or mealy scurfy scalelike trichomes with age, adaxially glabrescent but pubescent along midvein, base rounded to shallowly cordate, margin entire or with spiniform teeth, apex obtuse; midvein apically flexuous; secondary veins 6-8 on each side of midvein; tertiary veins abaxially obscure. Female inflorescences 0.5-2.5 cm; cupules 1-4. Cupule shallowly cupular, 5-6 cm × 0.9-1.2 cm, covering base of nut, outside gray pubescent, inside densely tomentose; bracts ovate-elliptic to lanceolate, apex obtuse and often free from cupule wall. Nut ovoid to narrowly so, 1.2-2 × 1-1.5 cm, glabrous. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Sep-Oct.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 4: 375 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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Distribution

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Guizhou, W Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, Myanmar]
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 4: 375 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
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Flora of China @ eFloras.org
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Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
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eFloras.org
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Habitat

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Montane forests to subalpine scrub; 2000-4500 m.
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Missouri Botanical Garden, 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO, 63110 USA
bibliographic citation
Flora of China Vol. 4: 375 in eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed Nov 12, 2008.
source
Flora of China @ eFloras.org
editor
Wu Zhengyi, Peter H. Raven & Hong Deyuan
project
eFloras.org
original
visit source
partner site
eFloras