Quercus planipocula Trel. 1924

Twigs moderate (3-4 mm.), somewhat fluted, rather transiently loosely yellow stellate-hairy, from reddish
becoming gray with rather prominent lenticels when denuded. Buds rather glossy light brown, glabrescent
except at the somewhat villous end, ovoid, 2 x 3 or 3 x 4 mm. Leaves deciduous, elliptic, ovate to obovate,
aristately acute or acuminate, rounded at base or mostly openly cordate, narrowly revolute, entire or
long-aristate from the upper veins or coarsely aristately serrate, rather large (5-6.5 x 10-12 cm.), from
yellow stellate fleecy glabrescent except for the midrib and occasional scurf above, the lower face persistently
yellowish-velvety with the midrib, etc., sometimes villous; veins about 12 pairs, with some evanescent
intermediates, branching and looped, slightly impressed above like some of their branches; petiole pinkish,
somewhat stellate-fleecy, 2 x 15-25 mm. Catkins?. Fruit biennial, solitary or paired, short-stalked; cup
saucer-shaped or very flat, rather large (20-25 mm. in diameter), with thin close blunt glabrate and glossy
light brown or in age gray scales, the margin characteristically deeply inrolled; acorn round-ovoid,
15-20 mm. long, half-included or less.