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.]
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: (1997). Fagaceae. In: . 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.