Small scrubby oak trees with spiky, holly like leaves, with young acorns on Samos, Greece
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see i.e. http://oaks.of.the.world.free.fr/quercus_coccifera.htm
Many thanks Ambroise, I think you are absolutely right and was wondering if the Holm oaks of Samos had very spiny cupules, but Quercus coccifera (new to me) is a better match. This link http://luirig.altervista.org/photos-search/index2.php?rcn=35072 has some images of young acorns just like mine and the shrubby growth form fits well too.
Nick Upton, naturalist and photographer.
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