Castanea crenata


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Related to Castanea crenata: Japanese chestnut, sweet chestnut
  • noun

Synonyms for Castanea crenata

a spreading tree of Japan that has a short trunk

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171899[degrees]E, 1,295 m, 23 May 2006, Castanea crenata (Fagaceae), T.
The female was collected from flowers of a Japanese chestnut, Castanea crenata Sieb.
Castanea mollissima, the Chinese chestnut, closely resembles its European counterpart, and is used in much the same way, while the Japanese chestnut, Castanea crenata, bears a larger, starchier nut that is more often served intact than ground into flour or meal.