Taxon: Castanopsis hystrix Miq.

Synonym of Castanopsis purpurella (Miq.) N. P. Balakr.

Genus: Castanopsis
Family: Fagaceae
Subfamily: Castaneoideae
Nomen number: 9512
Place of publication: Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavi 1:119. 1863 Nov (A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 16(2):111. 1864)
Link to protologue:
Comment: this name was not validly published by Candolle (J. Bot. 1:182. 1863 Jun?), being a nom. nud., as Candolle provided no description, citing only Castanea Hook. f. (a reference to "C. hystrix" Hook. f., nom. nud.)
Name Verified on: 11-Aug-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Mar-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 25 April 2018.