Definition of Castanea pumila
1. Noun. Shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts.
Terms within: Chincapin, Chinkapin, Chinquapin
Group relationships: Castanea, Genus Castanea
Generic synonyms: Chestnut, Chestnut Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Castanea Pumila
Literary usage of Castanea pumila
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"Castanea pumila (Linn.) Mill. Nomenclature. (Sudworth. ... Its wood is nearly similar to that of the Chinquapin Castanea pumila, and is sometimes used for ..."
2. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1894)
"... Americana L. and the chinquapin Castanea pumila Michx. The students analyze the common chestnut and find, that the leaves are oblong lanceolate, ..."
3. Forget Not Mee & My Garden...": Selected Letters, 1725-1768, of Peter by Peter Collinson (2002)
"... Castanea pumila \ from Virginia but I Designe thee shall have the Credit & profit of them, for our Noble friend knows nothing but they came from thee. ..."