Also known as Quercus cerris. A greenish-white tree with a dark gray bark. The flower produced is a cylindrical cluster of yellow flowers, which are usually wind-pollinated. The fruit is a large acorn, which is bicoloured with an orange bottom half grading to a green-brown tip.
Nicholson, George The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening, Div. VI (London, England: L. Upcott Gill, 1884)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman