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  Quercus chartacea
Author Trel. 1924 Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 20: 61 1924.
Diagnosis here
Local names
Range Mexico (Oaxaca, Chiapas) ;
Growth habit tree;
Leaves 12-14 x 4-9 cm; evergreen; elliptic; pointed, margins entire or sinuate dentate; green and smooth above, brownish tomentose beneath;
Fruits acorn ovoid; scaly cup covering 1/2 of nut;

Bark, twigs and

Hardiness zone, habitat
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : n° 230 ;
-- For today's Mexican Authors (Susana Valencia-A., 2004), this species described by Trelease is not currently valid ; it may be a hybrid, or a morpholigical variety...
For Zavala-Chavez, 2003, it is a variety of Q.obtusata.,
Subspecies and