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Taxon: Castanea sativa Mill.

 
Genus: Castanea
Family: Fagaceae
Subfamily: Castaneoideae
Nomen number: 9445
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Castanea no. 1. 1768
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 56 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: nut; nut; nut
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Hungary (w.)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India
    • MALESIA: Indonesia

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Slovakia
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Slovakia
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Greece, Italy [Sardegna, Sicilia]
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Spain (n.e.)
    • Europe


References:

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  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Batista, D. et al. 2009. Segregation of SSR and AFLP loci in chestnut F1 hybrids (Castanea sativa × C. crenata / C. mollissima). Acta Hort. 844:249-256.
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  10. Fernandez-Lopez, J. 2011. Identification of the genealogy of interspecific hybrids between Castanea sativa, Castanea crenata and Castanea mollissima. Forest Syst. 20:65-80.
  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Castanea+sativa&quantity=1 target='_blank'
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Check other web resources for Castanea sativa Mill. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Castanea sativa cultivars
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=9445. Accessed 22 August 2019.