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Taxon: Fagus castanea L.

Synonym of Castanea sativa Mill.

Genus: Fagus
Family: Fagaceae
Subfamily: Fagoideae
Nomen number: 16536
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:997. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 18-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 1998. World checklist and bibliography of Fagales
  2. Iamonico, D. 2013. Lectotypification of the Linnaean name Fagus castanea (Fagaceae). Nordic J. Bot. 31:635-636.
  3. Jarvis, C. et al. Linnaean plant name typification project (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Fagus castanea L. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=16536. Accessed 11 July 2020.