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 Quercus hondae
AuthorMakino 1902
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RangeJapan (Kyushu);
Growth habittree to 20 m high and more;
Leaves 6-14 x 2.5-3.5 cm; evergreen; lanceolate or oblanceolate; leathery; acuminate, base cuneate; margine entire with some small teethe near apex ; both sides hairless; shiny green above, paler beneath; 8-12 vein pairs; short petiole, less than 1 cm long; 
Flowers 
Fruitsacorn mucronate 1.5 cm long, 1 cm in diameter, with apex mucronate and pubescent; cup halfround with 5-6 concentric rings, pubescents and partially dentate; maturing in 2 years;

Bark, twigs and
buds

bark dark grey, thick, rough;
Hardiness zone, habitatnot quite hardy;
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : n° 82 ;
-- Sub-genus Cyclobalanopsis;
-- closely related to Q.acuta or to Q.nubium (for Menitsky intermediate between these 2 species);
-- rare, threatened species;
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