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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.

Photo: Castanea sativa 4.

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Photo: Castanea sativa 4.

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

Photo: Castanea sativa 3.

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Photo: Castanea sativa 3.

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

Photo: Castanea sativa 2.

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Photo: Castanea sativa 2.

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

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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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Photo: Castanea sativa 1.

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



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