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Quercus blakei

Quercus blakei Skan 1899

Cyclobalanopsis blakei (Skan) Schottky 1912
blakei var. parvifolia Merrill 1927
blackei J.C.Lee 1935
chrysocalyx Hick. & A.Camus 1921 (A. Camus = n° 64)
Cyclobalanopsis chrysocalyx (Hick. & A.Camus) HjelmQ.1968
Acorn:  ovoid, 2.5-3.5 cm long, 1.5-3 cm in diameter, singly or paired; cup thin (1 mm), 5-10 mm long, 20-30 mm wide, with 6-7 rings denticulate at rim, outer surface grey brown tomentose, orangish silky inside, flattened, covering only base of nut; basal scar 7-11 mm wide, flat or impressed; stylopodium persistent, glabrescent; ripe in 1 year;  

Leaves: 8-17 x 2-4 cm; narrowly elliptic-oval to oval-lanceolate; leathery; lustrous green above, densely tomentose underneath (young leaves have a reddish tomentum); margins entire, apical 1/2 toothed; base cuneate, apex acuminate; 8-14 pairs of lateral veins, abaxially raised; petiole slender, glabrous, 1.5-3 cm long; 

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