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Sweet Chestnut
Castanea sativa Mill.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Fagales »  family Fagaceae »  genus Castanea - chestnut

Scientific synonyms

Castanea vesca Gaertner
Castanea vulgaris Lam.

Other names

= European Chestnut
= Spanish Chestnut

Least Concern LC

Images


fruit

outer bark

Castanea sativa - Sweet Chestnut

Author: Jakub Horák

seed

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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Curculio elephas (Gyllenhal, 1836), Saperda scalaris scalaris (Linnaeus, 1758)

consumer: Trichoferus pallidus (Olivier, 1790), Leptura aurulenta Fabricius, 1793 - Hornet Beetle, Rhaphitropis oxyacanthae (C. Brisout de Barneville, 1863), Callidium violaceum (Linnaeus, 1758) - Violet Longhorn, Exocentrus adspersus Mulsant, 1846, ...

fungi: Butyriboletus regius (Krombh.) Arora & J.L. Frank, Boletus aereus Bull.

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

Hybrids


Links and literature

CZ EN Pladias [Castanea sativa]

Pladias [https://www.pladias.cz/] [as Castanea sativa]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2020
CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [http://www.ibot.cas.cz/index.php?p=sezna...], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Castanea sativa Mill.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [http://www.bsbi.org.uk/], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Castanea sativa Mill.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Castanea sativa Mill.]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Castanea sativa Mill.]
Data retrieved on: 18 August 2019
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Castanea sativa Mill.]

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