Castanea crenata Siebold & Zucc.

 
  • Family : FAGACEAE
    (OAK AND BEECH FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Fagaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Castanea crenata Siebold & Zucc.
  • Common name : Japanese Chestnut
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Often planted in higher hills.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-April
  • Distribution :
    • Tamil Nadu : Shevaroy Hills (Salem district)
  • Native : Japan
  • World Distribution : Introduced in other parts of the World
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Castanea crenata. Downloaded on 23 September 2019.

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