Saw tooth oak
Vascular – Exotic
Dicotyledonous Trees & Shrubs
“Quercus acutissima is a medium-sized deciduous tree growing to 25–30 m tall with a trunk up to 1.5 m in diameter. The bark is dark gray and deeply furrowed. The leaves are 8–20 cm long and 3–6 cm wide, with 14-20 small saw-tooth like triangular lobes on each side, with the teeth of very regular shape.” Wikipedia Acorns in cups coated in soft bristles, like those of Q. cerris.
Planted in large gardens, parks. Self-establishing seedlings recorded once in NZ, in Hamilton
Acorns seen under planted adult tree in 10 March 2011
Seedlings at CHR 615055
‘Native to China (including Tibet), Korea, Japan, Indochina (Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia) and the Himalayas (Nepal, Bhutan, northeastern India)’ Wikipedia.
Reason for introduction