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  Quercus alpescens
Author Trel. 1924 Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 20: 83 1924.
Diagnosis here
Local names  
Range Mexico (Hidalgo)
Growth habit 1 to 1.5 m
Leaves 2-4 cm long, 1-2 cm wide; deciduous; bright above, tomenose below; margin crispate and revolute, wavy, toothed;
Fruits acorn 1.5-2 cm long with hairy and mucronate apex; enclosed for 1/3 of length in 1 cm wide cup;

Bark, twigs and

Hardiness zone, habitat not hardy;
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : n° 243
-- Sub-genus Quercus, Section Quercus
-- For Zavala-Chavez, 2003, it is a variety of Q.repanda.

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