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Quercus trojana

Name: Quercus trojana.

Synonyms: Quercus aegilops, Quercus aegilops var. macedonica, Quercus grisebachii, Quercus macedonica, Quercus trojana, Quercus trojana f. macrobalana. 

Local Names: Trojan Oak, Macedonian Oak.  

Acorn: 2.7-4.5 cm long, 1.8-2 cm in diameter; apex truncate; cup sessile or nearly so, 2.5 cm in diameter, with long, spreading scales, enclosing 2/3 of nut; maturing in 2 years  

Leaves: 3-9 x 2-5 cm; semi-evergreen; oval lanceolate; leathery; apex pointed, base rounded or subcordate; margin toothed, with 6-12 pairs of mucronate teeth; both sides glabrous and slightly glaucous; petiole 0.2-0.5 cm, sparsely hairy.  

Range: Native to southeast Europe, Italy, southwest Asia,  the Balkans, western Turkey.

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