Quercus lecomteana Trel. 1924

Twigs rather slender (2-3 mm.), little fluted, somewhat grayish, loosely lanate. Buds glossy red,
glabrescent, round-ovoid, scarcely 2 mm. in diameter, with persistent setaceous stipules. Leaves
deciduous, elliptical-obovate, very obtuse to subacute, sometimes with a callous mucro, sometimes
subcordately rounded at base, entire, very revolute, rather small (2-4 x 5-9 cm.), glossy and
glabrescent or sparsely stellate-scurfy above, detachably dingy short-tomentose beneath, the
abraded surface not granular; veins about 8-10 pairs, branching and looped; petiole at last
glabrescent and red, 1.5 x 3 mm. Catkins?. Fruit annual, solitary or paired at the end of a
peduncle 2 x 20 mm.; cup half-round, rather large (15-20 mm. in diameter), with somewhat
thick-based appressed rather pointed dingy-pubescent scales; acorn round-ovoid, about half-included.