Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Quercus serrata Murray.

Family: Fagaceae Genus: Quercus Species: Quercus serrata Murray.






Synonym Quercus glandulifera var. stellatopilosa W.H.Zhang
Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Bao li, Oak Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Red Oak Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Uyung Fruiting Period Oct-Dec
Altitude 610-1950 m Fruit Type Acorn
Habit Tree Fruit Details 1.7-2 cm long, ovoid or subglobose, enclosed 1/4 to 1/3 by cup with appressed, hairy, triangular scales; maturing in 1 year
Habitat Saline mud flats mostly Cultivated Bark Type Rugged
Distribution Western Ghats & Eastern Ghats and South-east Asia. Bark Details Bark grayish-brown and lenticellate
Distribution in manipur Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Elliptic
Description of Species Trees to 25 m tall, deciduous. Leaves subsessile to petiolate; petiole to 3 cm, glabrous or glabrescent; leaf blade narrowly elliptic-ovate, ovate-lanceolate, or obovate, (5-)7-17 × (1.5-)3-9 cm, thinly leathery, with adherent single hairs when young, abaxially glabrous or occasionally stellate tomentose, base cuneate to nearly rounded, margin glandular serrate, apex acuminate to acute; secondary veins 7-12 on each side of midvein. Female inflorescences 1.5-3 cm. Cupule cupular, 5-8 mm × 1-1.2 cm, enclosing 1/4-1/3 of nut; bracts triangular, adherent, margin pilose. Nut ovoid to ovoid-globose, 1.7-2 × 0.8-1.2 cm; scar 5-6 mm in diam., flat; stylopodium ca. 1 mm in diam Leaf Details 7-17 x 3-9 cm, deciduous, narrowly oval elliptic, leathery, apex pointed, base cuneate or slightly rounded, margin denticulate, glandular, densely hairy when young, becoming glabrous, 7-12 vein pairs, subsessile or with a short petiole (to 3 cm)

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