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  Quercus kingiana
Author Craib 1911
Synonyms  
Local names lan cang li ;
Range Yunnan; North Thailand; Myanmar; 750-1600 m;
Growth habit 9-12 m tall;
Leaves 10-17 x 3-7 cm; evergreen; leathery; oblong or oval-oblong; asymmetrical; apex pointed, base rounded; margin entire near base, coarsely dentate from middle to apex; glabrous above, slightly tomentose with stellate hairs beneath; 8-12 vein pairs slightly raised beneath; tertiary veins evident underneath; petiole 1-1.5 cm, densely yellowish brown tomentose;
Flowers pistillate inflorescences 1.5 cm long;
Fruits acorn elliptic, mucronate, 2 cm long, 1.6 cm in diameter; cup subsessile enclosing almost all of nut, campanulate, thick, scaly, 1.7-2 cm in diameter; ripe in 2 years ,

Bark, twigs and
buds

twig densely hairy at first, becoming glabrous, lenticellate; stipules linear or oblanceolate, silky, 1 cm long;
Hardiness zone, habitat not hardy; mixed forests;
Miscellaneous -- A. Camus : n° 138;
-- Belongs to the Ilex Group, according to Denk & Grimm 2010;
-- related to
Q.lanata;
Subspecies and
varieties
 
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