Definition of Castanea sativa
1. Noun. Wild or cultivated throughout southern Europe, northwestern Africa and southwestern Asia.
Generic synonyms: Chestnut, Chestnut Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Castanea Sativa
Literary usage of Castanea sativa
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1900)
"Castanea sativa Mill.—I do not know whether Messrs. ... I have paid some attention to Castanea sativa as we find it growing in parks and plantations, ..."
2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Division of Plant Industry, Queensland (1907)
"Castanea sativa. Chestnut. From Peking. "(No. 33a. ) The largest variety to be found on the markets in Peking; said to have come from Chee-san, ..."
3. The Microscopy of Technical Products by Thomas Franz Hanausek (1907)
"Castanea sativa var. Americana Watson, Chestnut. North America. ... Castanea sativa Mill., European Chestnut — Resembles oak, but distinguished by the ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Castanea sativa. (ХИ) вв. Branchlets pubescent, with spreading hairs: Ivs. soft- pubescent beneath, at least those toward the end of the shoots. mollissima, ..."