Quercus fabri

Species: Quercus fabri

English Name: White Oak

Chinese Name: 白櫟

Family: Fagaceae

Trees or occasionally large shrubs, to 20 m tall, deciduous. Branchlets densely gray to grayish brown tomentose. Petiole 3-5 mm, yellowish brown pubescent; leaf blade obovate to elliptic-obovate, 7-15 × 3-8 cm, both surfaces with yellowish gray stellate hairs, base cuneate to narrowly rounded, margin undulate to serrate, apex obtuse to shortly acuminate; secondary veins 8-12 on each side of midvein; tertiary veins abaxially conspicuous. Female inflorescences 1-4 cm; cupules 2-4. Cupule cupular, 4-8 × 8-11 mm, enclosing ca. 1/3 of nut; bracts ovate-lanceolate, crowded. Nut narrowly ellipsoid to ovoid, ca. 1.7 × 0.7-1.2 cm, glabrous; scar 5-7 mm in diam., slightly raised. Fl. Apr, fr. Oct.

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– Wu ZY, Raven PH, Hong DY (eds) (1994). Flora of China, Volume 4: UCycadaceae through Fagaceae. Science Press, Beijing, and Missouri Bot Garden Press, St. Louis