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  Quercus galeottii
Author Mart. & Gal. 1843 Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10(1): 220
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Range Mexico (Vera-Cruz) ; 800 - 1800 m ;
Growth habit 20-25 m;
Leaves 12-18 x 6-7 cm; oboval, lanceolate; base cuneate, apex pointed; brownish, concolorous; margin entire near base, apical 3/4 shallowly crenate-dentate with short, numerous teeth;
Fruits acorn 2.5-4.5 cm long, 3-4 cm in diameter, ovoid; mucronate; enclosed 1/3 by cup; cup 3.5-4 cm in diameter, with tomentose scales;

Bark, twigs and

Hardiness zone, habitat not hardy;
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : n° 286;
-- Sub-genus Quercus, Section Quercus;
-- Actually, for several Authors it is a hybrid between
Q.insignis and Q.lancifolia; but for today's Mexican Authors (Susana Valencia-Avalos, 2004) it is a synonym of Q.germana.

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