The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Castanea sativa Mill. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Castanea (family Fagaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 35042) with original publication details: Gard. Dict. ed. 8 1 1768.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Castanea castanea (L.) H.Karst. [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Castanea prolifera (K.Koch) Hickel Synonym H WCSP
Castanea sativa f. discolor Vuk. Synonym L WCSP
Castanea sativa var. hamulata A.Camus Synonym L WCSP
Castanea sativa var. microcarpa Lavialle Synonym L WCSP
Castanea sativa var. prolifera K.Koch Synonym L WCSP
Castanea sativa var. spicata Husn. Synonym L WCSP
Castanea vesca Gaertn. Synonym H WCSP
Castanea vulgaris Lam. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Fagus castanea L. Synonym H WCSP
Fagus castanea var. variegata Weston Synonym L WCSP
Fagus procera Salisb. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-35042, and has not been changed.