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Castanea (rights holder: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings)© Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings (licence)


Monoecious, deciduous trees. Leaves serrate with aristate teeth. Male flowers in erect catkins; female flowers in the lower part of the same catkin. Male flowers: perianth 6-lobed; stamens 10-20. Female flowers: c. 3 in each cupule; ovary 6-locular; styles 7-9. Fruit 1-3, brown, completely enclosed in a prickly cupule, which splits into 2-4 valves. © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings (licence)

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Parent Taxon
Taxonomic Completion
1 of 9 accepted Species
Global Pollen Project UUID
Botanical Reference
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