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Castanea (chestnut)

Magnoliopsida - Fagales - Fagaceae

Castanea was named by Miller (1754). It is extant.

It was assigned to Fagaceae by Knowlton (1899), Brown (1959) and Mabberley (2000).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1754Castanea Miller
1899Castanea Knowlton
1959Castanea Brown p. 128
2000Castanea Mabberley

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classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
orderFagalesEngler 1892
familyFagaceaeDumortier 1829
genusCastaneaMiller 1754

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

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