Quercus lanata

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Woolly-leaved oak
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subgenus: Quercus subg. Quercus
Section: Quercus sect. Quercus
Q. lanata
Binomial name
Quercus lanata
  • Quercus banga Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don
  • Quercus banga Ham. ex Hook.f.
  • Quercus lanuginosa D.Don
  • Quercus nepaulensis Desf.

Quercus lanata, the woolly-leaved oak, is a species of Quercus native to southern and southeastern Asia (Himalayas, Assam, Bhutan, Nepal, Indochina (Vietnam, Myanmar, northern Thailand), and southwestern China (Guangxi, Tibet, Yunnan)). It is a large tree up to 30 m tall, evergreen. Leaves are thick and leathery, green on top but covered in thick wool on the underside.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Quercus lanata Sm.". World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew – via The Plant List.
  2. ^ Huang, Chengjiu; Zhang, Yongtian; Bartholomew, Bruce. "Quercus lanata". Flora of China. 4 – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  3. ^ Rees, Abraham (1819). Cyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature. 29. Quercus no. 27.

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