Taxon  Report   12339    
Castanea mollissima  Blume  
(no longer an active name)
Chinese chestnut
Castanea mollissima, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.
Family: FAGACEAE  
Genus: Castanea
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Castanea bungeana
PLANTS: Castanea formosana
NOTE: Castanea mollissima is no longer an active name.
More information about  Castanea mollissima
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2019).