Definition of Castanea mollissima

1. Noun. A small tree with small sweet nuts; wild or naturalized in Korea and China.

Exact synonyms: Chinese Chestnut
Group relationships: Castanea, Genus Castanea
Generic synonyms: Chestnut, Chestnut Tree

Lexicographical Neighbors of Castanea Mollissima

Castanea chrysophylla
Castanea crenata
Castanea dentata
Castanea mollissima (current term)
Castanea ozarkensis
Castanea pumila
Castanea sativa
Castanopsis chrysophylla
Castellani's bronchitis
Castellani's paint
Castellani-Low sign
Castelnau's antshrike

Literary usage of Castanea mollissima

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1914)
"... species of chestnut there were two specimens of Castanea mollissima, and many specimens of species not determined by me, from England, France, Italy, ..."

2. A naturalist in western China: with vasculum, camera, and gun; being some by Ernest Henry Wilson, Charles Sprague Sargent (1913)
"... Z. reaches Korea, and Castanea mollissima Blume, another small tree, ranges from the neighbourhood of Peking to the mountains on the Thibetan border. ..."

3. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1922)
"The nuts have good eating qualities and are better than those of the numbers referred to above." 45338. Castanea mollissima Blume. ..."

4. Yearbook of the United States Department of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1916)
"It was found, for instance, that the chestnut blight (Endothia parasitica) exists on the chestnut of North and central China (Castanea mollissima), ..."

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