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Search for: Castanea
Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Aesculus hippocastanumHorse Chestnut, European Horsechestnut, Common HorsechestnutHippocastanaceaeAesculus asplenifolia. Aesculus castanea. Aesculus memmingeri. Aesculus procera.34
Castanea alnifoliaBush ChinkapinFagaceae 30
Castanea crenataJapanese ChestnutFagaceaeC. japonica.30
Castanea dentataAmerican Sweet ChestnutFagaceaeC. americana.31
Castanea henryi FagaceaeCastanopsis henryi.30
Castanea mollissimaChinese ChestnutFagaceaeC. bungeana. C. duclouxii. C. hupehensis.32
Castanea ozarkensisOzark ChinkapinFagaceae 30
Castanea pumilaChinquapin, Ozark chinkapinFagaceaeFagus pumila.41
Castanea pumila asheiChinquapinFagaceaeFagus pumila.41
Castanea sativaSweet Chestnut, European chestnutFagaceaeC. vesca. C. vulgaris. Fagus castanea.52
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