Quercus pubescens Willd.

Downy Oak

Medium sized deciduous tree with a broad canopy. Bark furrowed. Young shoots softly hairy. Leaves mostly 4-7 cm long, lobes rounded with 4-6 on each side, dull and mosty hairless above, softly grey-hairy below. Leaf stalk to 1 cm long. Acorns to about 2 cm long, clustered 1-4 together without individual stalks but with a short common stalk.

S Europe, W Asia

VIC: Camperdown (Camperdown Botanic Gardens, in arboretum along the fenceline); 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.