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 Quercus sartorii
AuthorLiebm. 1854
Synonyms serra Liebm. 1854
sartorii f. magna Trel. 1924
Local names 
RangeMexico (Veracruz, Nuevo Leon, Hidalgo, Puebla, Oaxaca, Tamaulipas) ; 1300-2400 m;
Growth habitreaches 30 m tall;
Leaves 5-25 cm x 2-8; lanceolate to oval-lanceolate; apex acuminate, bristle-tipped; base rounded or attenuate; margin with bristles alone, or most frequently with 3-10 pairs of bristle-tipped teeth; youn leaves purplish and hairy; mature leaves green, shiny, glabrous above; axillary, rusty tufts beneath, without glandular hairs; 5-13 vein pairs nearly flat abaxially; petiole 1.5-4 cm long, hairy at first, then glabrescent;
Fruitsacorn almost globose, 1.2 cm long x 1 cm wide; singly to 3 or more on a short peduncle; cup with turbinate or conical base, enclosing 1/2 of nut; maturing in 1 year;  

Bark, twigs and

dark grey, scaly bark; bud 0.5 cm long; twig slender, dark brown, tomentose at first then hairless;
Hardiness zone, habitathardy in zone 7 ;
Miscellaneous-- A. Camus : n° 385;
-- Section Lobatae, sub-section Acutifoliae;
-- For today's Mexican Authors (Silvia Romero Rangel 2006), as for Govaerts 2007, this species is a synonym of Q.xalapensis;
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