Castanea

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Related to Castanea species: Castanea dentata, Castanea mollissima, Chinese chestnut, Japanese Chestnut tree
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Noun1.Castanea - chestnutsCastanea - chestnuts; chinkapins    
hamamelid dicot genus - genus of mostly woody relatively primitive dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
beech family, Fagaceae, family Fagaceae - chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches; chestnuts; oaks; genera Castanea, Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Fagus, Lithocarpus, Nothofagus, Quercus
chestnut tree, chestnut - any of several attractive deciduous trees yellow-brown in autumn; yield a hard wood and edible nuts in a prickly bur
American chestnut, American sweet chestnut, Castanea dentata - large tree found from Maine to Alabama
Castanea mollissima, Chinese chestnut - a small tree with small sweet nuts; wild or naturalized in Korea and China
Castanea crenata, Japanese chestnut - a spreading tree of Japan that has a short trunk
Allegheny chinkapin, Castanea pumila, dwarf chestnut, eastern chinquapin, chinquapin - shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts
Castanea ozarkensis, chinquapin, Ozark chinkapin, Ozark chinquapin - shrubby tree closely related to the Allegheny chinkapin but with larger leaves; southern midwestern United States
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Comparison of total lipids, fatty acids, sugars and nonvolatile organic acids in nuts from four Castanea species.