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  Quercus ghiesbreghtii

Mart. & Gal. 1843 Bull. Acad. Roy. Sci. Bruxelles 10(1): 212

Diagnosis here

Local names manzanillo ;
Range Mexico (Veracruz) ;
Growth habit 10-20 m ;
Leaves lanceolate, apex and base acute ;
Fruits acorn 1.2 cm long, ovoid; cup turbinate 1.2 cm in diameter, enclosing less than half of acorn ;

Bark, twigs and

twig slightly sulcate, densely tomentose; bud smooth, ovoid, 4 mm long; 
Hardiness zone, habitat
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : n° 351;
-- Sub-genus Quercus, section Lobatae, Series Erythromexicanae;
-- For today's Mexican Authors (Susana Valencia-A., 2004), this species described by Martens & Galeotti is not currently valid ; it may be a hybrid, or a morpholigical variety...For Zavala-Chavez, 2003, it is a variety of Q.laurinaHowever, in 2012, Susana Valencia-A. has categorically identified this taxon, after having studied a specimen collected by Francisco Garin (managing director at the Botanical Garden of Iturraran, Spain).

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