Quercus jaralensis Trel. 1924

Twigs rather slender (2-3 mm.), more or less fluted, from dingy-pilose becoming sparsely stellate-hairy
and red with rather prominent lenticels. Buds dull brown, rather persistently pubescent, ovoid, about
2 x 3 mm. Leaves deciduous, obovate, rather acute, cordate, pungently low-dentate, rather small
(3-4 x 4-6 cm.), green and somewhat glossy above, paler and dull beneath, sparsely stellate on both
faces; veins about 8-10 pairs, looped; petiole more or less longstellate, red, 2 x 5-10 mm. Catkins:
male 60 mm. long, sparsely fleecy, the glabrous ellipsoid anthers scarcely exserted. Fruit annual,
solitary or paired at end of a yellow-hairy peduncle 2 x 15 mm.); cup half-round, moderate
(15 mm. in diameter), with thin, somewhat lax rather obtuse yellowish-canescent scales; acorn
rounded, scarcely longer than the loosely fitting cup.