The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Castanea

The genus Castanea is in the family Fagaceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Castanea

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Castanea × blaringhemii A.Camus Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea × burbankii A.Camus Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea californica Celak. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea × coudersii A.Camus Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea crenata Siebold & Zucc. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea dentata (Marshall) Borkh. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea edonii A.Chev. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea edwii A.Chev. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea endicottii A.Camus Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea eonii A.Chev. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea × fleetii A.Camus Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea henryi (Skan) Rehder & E.H.Wilson Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea mollissima Blume Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea × morrisii A.Camus Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea × neglecta Dode Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea neglecta Dode Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Castanea ozarkensis Ashe Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea phansipanensis A.Camus Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea × pulchella A.Camus Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea pumila (L.) Mill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea sativa Mill. Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea seguinii Dode Accepted H WCSP 2012-03-23
Castanea sloanea Mill. Unresolved L WCSP 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 56 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Castanea. Of these 9 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 83 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Castanea. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 56 species names for the genus Castanea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 9 16.1%
Synonym 33 58.9%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 14 25.0%

All names

The status of the 139 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Castanea recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 9 6.5%
Synonym 116 83.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 14 10.1%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 56 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Castanea, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 9 32 0 0 41 73.2%
Medium confidence 0 1 0 0 1 1.8%
Low confidence 0 0 0 14 14 25.0%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Castanea is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 1 0 1 0 2 3.6%
WCSP 9 32 0 13 0 54 96.4%