Quercus faginea Lam.

Lusitanian Oak

Semi-deciduous tree to 20 m tall. Bark forming a rectangular mosaic. Young shoots downy, at least at first. Leaves oblong or elliptic to oblanceolate, mostly to 8 cm long but a few larger, often persistent on the tree; base variable, upper surface dull, lower surface with dense covering of hair, marginal teeth each with a minute point; vein pairs mostly 6-10 and parallel. Leaf stalk mostly 1-2 cm long, hairy. Acorns in 1s or 2s on a short stalk to about 1 cm long. [Q. lusitanica Webb not Lam.]

Spain, Portugal

Leaves mostly less than 8 cm long with a dense covering of soft hair below.

NSW: Ournie (Jephcott Arboretum). ACT: Canberra (Dunrossil Drive). VIC: Bundoora ('Loyola' 11m in 1992); Melbourne (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (Melbourne Gardens), Oak Lawn).

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Fagaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fagales
family       Fagaceae
genus        Quercus L.