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|Genus: Notholithocarpus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Notholithocarpus densiflorus (Hook. & Arn.) Manos, C.H. Cannon & S. Oh
Habit: Shrub, tree < 30(45) m, evergreen; trunk bark gray-brown. Leaf: petioles 10--25 mm; blade 3--14 cm, oblong to +- ovate, adaxially sparsely stellate-hairy, +- glabrous in age, abaxially fine-woolly, in age +- glabrous, base +- rounded, tip obtuse, margin entire to serrate; stipules early-deciduous. Staminate Inflorescence: spike, stiff, spreading to erect, many-flowered, dense. Pistillate Inflorescence: below staminate inflorescence on same or separate stalk, 1-flowered. Staminate Flower: sepals 5--6, minute; stamens 10--12. Fruit: mature year 2; nut 1, 20--35 mm, ovoid to +- spheric, partly enclosed by cup-like involucre (cup), remnants of perianth and style persistent as small point at tip; cup (1.5)2--3 cm diam, saucer-shaped, scales slender, +- tapered, reflexed to spreading.
Synonyms: Lithocarpus densiflorus (Hook. & Arn.) Rehder
eFlora Treatment Author: John M. Tucker
Jepson Online Interchange
Key to Notholithocarpus densiflorusPrevious taxon: Notholithocarpus
Next taxon: Notholithocarpus densiflorus var. densiflorus
Citation for this treatment: John M. Tucker 2017. Notholithocarpus densiflorus, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=89061, accessed on April 26, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on April 26, 2017.