Quercus variabilis Blume
Quercus chinensis Bunge - Quercus bungeana Forb.
Fagaceae
Quercus variabilis (68179 octets)
Deciduous tree up to 30 m high in the wild. Conspicuous gray corky bark. Leaves elliptic to ovate-lanceolate, 8-20 cm long, 2-6 cm wide, dark glossy green and glabrous above, grayish tomentose beneath. Apex acuminate to acute, margin bristle-toothed extending the nerves. Acorns globose to ovoid, 1.5-2 cm long. Cupule covered by long subulate scales. Hardy.

Home: China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan

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Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Quercus variabilis by Plants for a future database

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