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  Quercus gomeziana
Author A.Camus 1931
Synonyms Cyclobalanopsis velutina (Wall.) Oerst. 1867
Quercus velutina Lindl. ex Wall.1831, not Lam. 1785
Local names  
Range S.E. Bangladesh, China (South of Yunnan), Myanmar; 300-1500 m ;
Growth habit 18-24 m;
Leaves 10-15 x 2.5-5 cm; leathery; elliptic lanceolate; crowded at end of twigs; apex acuminate oblique; base cuneate; both sides shiny, hairless, paler beneath; margin entire with a few short teeth near apex; 10-14 pairs of prominent secondary veins; petiole 1-1.5 cm long;
Flowers 4-6 styles; 
Fruits acorn 1.2-1.5 cm tall, 2 cm in diameter; base truncate; apex shortly and thickly mucronate; short, thick stalk; enclosed 3/4 by cup; cup 3-4 cm in diameter, flattened, with 4-7 densely yellowish tomentose rings; maturing in 2 years,

Bark, twigs and
buds

young twig hairless;
Hardiness zone, habitat not hardy; tropical forests; 
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : n° 72;
-- Sub-genus Cyclobalanopsis;
-- Section Helferiana, sub-section Helferianae (Menitsky);
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