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  Quercus elevaticostata
Author (Q.F.Zheng)C.C.Huang 1992 Guihaia 12: 302
Synonyms Cyclobalanopsis elevaticostata Q.F.Zheng 1979
Local names tu mai qing gang;
Range China (Fujian); 600-1000 m ;
Growth habit reaches 20 m;
Leaves 5-15 x 2-4 cm; narrowly elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate; glabrous; green above, grey green beneath; base cuneate, apex acuminate; margin remotely serrate near apex; midrib and 8-12 vein pairs prominent above; petiole 1-2.5 cm;
Flowers  
Fruits acorn ellipsoid to ovoid-ellipsoid, 1.5-2.2 cm long, 1-1.2 cm wide; yellowish brown tomentose near apex; enclosed 1/3 by cup; cup 6-8 mm long, 10-12 mm wide, yellowish grey velutinous outside, with (5-)7-8 concentric rings crenate-dentate, except the 2 or 3 apical ones that are entire ; scar 5 mm wide, slightly convex; stylopodium persistent, with 4-5 rings; maturing in 1 year;

Bark, twigs and
buds

twig purplish brown, minutely sulcate, glabrous, with small withish lenticels;
Hardiness zone, habitat  
Miscellaneous -- Sub-genus Cerris, Section Cyclobalanopsis;
Subspecies and
varieties
 
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