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Taxon profile

species

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

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fruit

outer bark

seed

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Intertaxon relationships

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

consumer: Rhamnusium bicolor bicolor (Schrank, 1781), Chlorophorus herbstii (Brahm, 1790), Niphona picticornis Mulsant, 1839, Aegosoma scabricorne (Scopoli, 1763), Stictoleptura cordigera cordigera (Füssli, 1775), ...


Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 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.]
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [http://www.preslia.cz/P022CPys.pdf], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Castanea sativa Mill.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Castanea sativa Mill.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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