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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. Last Changed: 26-Jul-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Brownwood (BRW)
Accessions: 56 (2 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: nut (fide F Eur ed2; F Turk; F USSR)
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

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 [Sardinia, Sicily]
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Spain (n.e.)
    • Europe


References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  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.
  4. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  5. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials (revised edition). (Wealth India RM ed2)
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  7. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  8. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  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). (Ecocrop)
  12. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Fagales. 1998 (L Fagales)
  13. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  14. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  15. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane Edible Horticultural Crops. 1982 (Edible HC)
  16. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees. (Mult Glossary Trees)
  17. Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. (Atlas Eur)
  18. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  19. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  20. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  21. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  22. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  23. Nishio, S. et al. 2011. Genetic diversity of Japanese chestnut cultivars assessed by SSR markers Breed. Sci. 61:109-120.
  24. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  25. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  26. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  27. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  28. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  29. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:324.

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=9445. Accessed 17 November 2018.