chestnut oak is native to hong kong. it is now the flowering season. individual blossom may not be as attractive looking, but as soon as you see a chestnut oak tree blooming in the countryside they are radiating.
黧蒴錐 / 裂豆錐栗 chestnut oak (castanopsis fissa) – 山毛櫸目 / 殼斗目 fagales | 山毛櫸科/殼斗科 fagaceae | 錐栗屬 castanopsis | 種: 黧蒴錐 c. fissa 《百度百科》
the family fagaceae, or beech family, comprises about 600 species of both evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs, which are characterized by alternate simple leaves with pinnate venation, unisexual flowers in the form of catkins, and fruit in the form of cup-like (cupule) nuts. wiki
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