cordifolia Trel. 1924.
Twigs rather slender (2-3 mm.), little fluted, from dingy-pilose glabrescent, red with inconspicuous lenticels.
Buds dark red, somewhat cobwebby, subglobose, 2 mm. in diameter, at first with stipules. Leaves deciduous,
elongated-ovate, mostly acute, cordate, entire, somewhat crumpled, very slightly revolute, small (1.5 x 4 cm.), sparsely
stellate but somewhat glossy where rubbed above, dull and closely dingy-stellate beneath; veins about 8-10 pairs, looped;
petiole tomentose, scarcely 1 x 5 mm. Catkins?. Fruit annual, paired on dingv-tomentose or glabrescent peduncles
2 x 20-30 mm.; cup half-round, moderate (10-15 mm. in diameter), with thick-based appressed acute scales tomentose
except for the dark red or blackish tips; acorn ovoid, dark brown, half-included.