Quercus convallata Trel. 1924

Twigs moderate (3-4 mm.), scarcely fluted, gray-lanate for several years. Buds brown, rather hairy, ovoid,
about 3 x 5 mm. Leaves deciduous, elliptical-obovate, obtuse, cordate with deeply depressed sinus, pungently
dentate, moderate (4-5 x 8-9 cm.), thick and hard, glossy and glabrescent or sparsely scurfy above, dull and
rather dingy-scurfy beneath; veins about 10 pairs, forking and passing into the short callous tips of the teeth,
scarcely looped, not impressed; petiole gray-fleecy, 1.5 x 5-10 or even 15 mm. Catkins: male 40 mm. long,
dingy-fleecy, compactly flowered, the small round glabrous anthers scarcely exserted. Fruit ?