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Common name

English: American Chestnut

German: Amerikanische Kastanie

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Fagales (31)

        Family: Fagaceae (22) (family description)

          Genus: Castanea (2)

           Epithet: dentata (Marsh.) Borkh. (2)

dentata => toothed like saw teeth

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: tree

External links

Check for Castanea dentata at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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