Quercus myrsinifolia Blume
Cyclobalanopsis myrsinifolia (Blume) Oerst. - Quercus bambusifolia Fortune (not Hance) - Quercus vibrayeana Franch. & Sav.
Fagaceae
Quercus myrsinifolia (40442 octets)
Evergreen tree up to 20 m high in the wild. Leaves glabrous, variable in shape, lanceolate to lanceolate-elliptic, 6-12 cm long, 2-4 cm wide. Young leaves reddish when unfolding. Lamina glossy green above, paler to glaucous beneath. Margin serrate on the upper half. Acorns ovoid-oblong 1.5-2 cm long, rarely produced in Europe. The hardier species of the Cyclobalanopsis subgenus.

Home: China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, Laos

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Quercus myrsinifolia by Plants for a future database

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