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Castanea sativa

Castanea sativa

Castanea sativa P. Mill. Engl.: sweet chestnut, European chestnut, Spanish chestnut. Deu.: Esskastanie, Kastanie, Marone, Edelkastanie. Suom.: jalokastanja, aito kastanja. Sven.: äkta kastanj. Bot. syn.: Castanea castanea (L.) H. Karst., Castanea vesca Gaertn., Castanea vulgaris Lam., Fagus castanea L.

The Chesnut Tree.

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Classic texts: John Hill 1812.

Photo: Castanea sativa 4.

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Branch in flower. Kew Garden, London, UK. Planted. 2004-06-03.

Photo: Castanea sativa 3.

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Leaves. Uppsala bot. g., Sweden. Planted. 2003-06-23.

Photo: Castanea sativa 2.

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Branches in flower. Uppsala bot. g., Sweden. Planted. 2003-06-23.

Photo: Castanea sativa.

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Tree. This is the edible one. Compare to Aesculus hippocastanum, horse chestnut, which is not edible. Kew Garden, London, UK. Planted. 1995-08-01.

Photo: Castanea sativa 1.

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Closeup of branch. Kew Garden, London, UK. Planted. 1995-08-01.


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