Quercus baloot, the holm oak or holly oak is a species of oak that was described by Griffith in 1848. It is found in such counties as Afghanistan, Himalaya, North Pakistan and Kashmir on elevation 1,000–3,000 metres (3,300–9,800 ft) best meat tenderiser.
The species is an evergreen shrub that is 2.5–8 metres (8 ft 2 in–26 ft 3 in) tall. It have leaves that are 2.5–7.5 centimetres (0.98–2.95 in) by 2.5–8 centimetres (0.98–3.15 in) long and are elliptic and obovate to oblong. They are also green in colour and have 3–4 millimetres (0.12–0.16 in) long petioles. Females’ peduncles are 2–4.2 centimetres (0 le coq sportif outlet.79–1.65  buy online water bottle;in) long and are located on the flowers. It also have stamens that have hairs that are 1.2 millimetres (0.047 in) long and 2 millimetres (0.079 in) long filaments. The cupule is 1.2–1.3 centimetres (0.47–0.51 in) wide while the acorn itself is 1.5–1.7 centimetres (0.59–0.67 in) long.
In India, it is found growing in Srinagar and Kishtwar districts. It is also found in Kunar Valley on Afghan-Pakistan border.