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  Quercus braianensis
Author A.Camus 1935
Synonyms erioclada A. Camus 1936
Local names  
Range Central Vietnam; 900 to 2000 m;
Growth habit 10-12 m;
Leaves 7-11 x 2.2-3 cm; broadly lanceolate; attenuate at both ends; hairless above; whitish tomentose beneath, becoming hairless at maturity; entire (less often denticulate near apex); 17-20 vein pairs; petiole 1 cm;
Flowers 4 short styles; long stigmas;
Fruits acorn globose, depressed at apex, 1.5 cm in diameter, hairy, half-enclosed in cup; cup tomentose, 1.6 cm in diameter, with wide, denticulate, pubescent rings.

Bark, twigs and

twig yellowish white tomentose;
Hardiness zone, habitat hardy
Miscellaneous -- A.Camus : n° 75;
-- Sub-genus Cerris, Section Cyclobalanopsis;
-- Section Lepidotricha (Menitsky);
Subspecies and