Deciduous tree to 30 m tall. Young shoots hairy. Buds large with thread-like stipules. Leaves mostly 10-20 cm long, 6-9cm wide, obovate, hairy beneath; margins deeply and regularly lobed with 5-7 main lobes, the individual lobes further divided; tip rounded, base rounded or eared. Leaf stalk to 1 cm long. Acorn 1-2 cm long, half enclosed by cup; scales blunt, loose, downy.
S and SE Europe
Large leaves, hairy below, with the individual lobes further divided at the tip.
VIC: Melbourne (Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (Melbourne Gardens), Oak Lawn); St Arnaud ( Queen Mary Botanical Gardens; street planting opposite Botanical Hotel).
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.