|Range||Mexico (Chiapas, Hidalgo, Oaxaca,
|Growth habit||7-20 m tall ;|
8-16 x 2.8-4 cm; subcoriaceous; ovate or lanceolate, often assymetrical; apex acute bristle-tipped; base rounded or truncate; margin flat, with 7-11 pairs of aristate teeth; adaxially lustrous, hairless; abaxially less lustrous, glabrous or seldom with stipitate, fascicled trichomes at veins axils; 7-11 veins pairs, straight, ending in the teeth, weakly raised or not at all above, prominent beneath; petiole 1.7-6 cm;
|Fruits||acorn 1.2-1.7 cm long, 1-1.2 wide, ovoid-cylindrical; solitary; on a 4-5 mm long peduncle; cupule turbinate 9-11 mm in diameter, 12-15 mm high, with greyish pubescent scales; enclosed at 1/3 in the cup; maturing in 1 year in September-October.|
Bark, twigs and
|twig 1-5 mm thick, glabrous, with conspicuous yellowish lenticels; bud conical or ovoid 1;2-4 mm long, greyish;|
|Hardiness zone, habitat|
|Miscellaneous||-- A. Camus : n°
-- Sub-genus Quercus, section Lobatae, sub-section Acutifoliae;
For some Mexican Authors (Silvia Romero Rangel, 2006), as well
for Govaerts 2013, this species is a synonym of Q.xalapensis.
But for S. Valencia 2016 it is a true species which differs from Q.
xalapensis which has acorns maturing in 2 years, a tawny cupule more
tomentose, and foliar base rounded or obtuse ;