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9. Quercus serrata Murray, Syst. Veg., ed. 14. 858. 1784.

栎 bao li

Description from Flora of China

Quercus glandulifera Blume; Q. glandulifera var. brevipetiolata (A. de Candolle) Nakai; Q. glandulifera var. stellatopilosa W. H. Zhang; Q. glandulifera var. tomentosa B. C. Ding & T. B. Chao; Q. ningqiangensis S. Z. Qu & W. H. Zhang; Q. serrata var. brevipetiolata (A. de Candolle) Nakai; Q. serrata var. tomentosa (B. C. Ding & T. B. Chao) Y. C. Hsu & W. Jen; Q. urticifolia Blume var. brevipetiolata A. de Candolle.

Trees to 25 m tall, deciduous. Leaves subsessile to petiolate; petiole to 3 cm, glabrous or glabrescent; leaf blade narrowly elliptic-ovate, ovate-lanceolate, or obovate, (5-)7-17 × (1.5-)3-9 cm, thinly leathery, with adherent single hairs when young, abaxially glabrous or occasionally stellate tomentose, base cuneate to nearly rounded, margin glandular serrate, apex acuminate to acute; secondary veins 7-12 on each side of midvein. Female inflorescences 1.5-3 cm. Cupule cupular, 5-8 mm × 1-1.2 cm, enclosing 1/4-1/3 of nut; bracts triangular, adherent, margin pilose. Nut ovoid to ovoid-globose, 1.7-2 × 0.8-1.2 cm; scar 5-6 mm in diam., flat; stylopodium ca. 1 mm in diam. Fl. Mar-Apr, fr. Sep-Oct.

Quercus monnula Y. C. Hsu & H. W. Jen (Acta Bot. Yunnan. 1(1): 148. 1979), from Sichuan, is probably a hybrid between Quercus serrata and Q. aliena.

Deciduous forests; below 100-2000 m. Anhui, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, S Liaoning, Shaanxi, Shandong, S Shanxi, Sichuan, Taiwan, Yunnan, Zhejiang [Japan, Korea]


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