Description from Flora of China
Quercus leucotrichophora A. Camus; Q. tungmaiensis Y. T. Chang.
Trees to 30 m tall, evergreen. Young branchlets densely grayish brown pubescent, glabrescent. Petiole 0.5-1.5 cm, grayish brown tomentose, glabrescent; leaf blade narrowly ovate-lanceolate to narrowly elliptic, 9-20 × 3-8.5 cm, thinly leathery, abaxially densely with grayish stellate hairs but glabrescent, adaxially densely pubescent especially on midvein, base rounded to broadly cuneate, margin sharply serrate, apex acuminate; secondary veins 12-17 on each side of midvein; tertiary veins abaxially conspicuous. Female inflorescences axillary on young shoots, 4-14 cm; cupules 10 or more. Cupule cupular, 0.6-1 × 0.8-1.5 cm, enclosing 1/4-1/2 of nut, wall ca. 1 mm thick; bracts triangular, ca. 1 mm, basal bracts abaxially tuberculate, grayish brown pubescent. Nut ovoid-conical, 1.5-2 × 1-1.2 cm, glabrous; scar ca. 4 mm in diam., slightly raised; stylopodium ca. 1 mm. Fl. Jun-Jul, fr. Jun-Jul of following year.
Mixed mesophytic forests; 1900-3000 m. Guangxi, Xizang, Yunnan [Bhutan, N India, Myanmar, Nepal, N Thailand, Vietnam]