from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of nut-bearing trees or shrubs including the chestnut and chinquapin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of plants, natural order Cupuliferæ, consisting of trees or shrubs with straight-veined leaves and naked unisexual flowers, the male in catkins and the female solitary.
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- n. chestnuts; chinkapins
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Quercus magnolifolia, Q. castanea and some Pinus montezumae individuals are common in oak-dominated areas, with abundant herbaceous elements as well as some epiphytes of the families Orchidaceae and Bromeliaceae.
The dominant species include the pines Pinus nelsonii, P. cembroides, P. pseudostrobus, and P. arizonica, and the oaks Quercus castanea and Q. affinis.
Anas Novae-Hollandiae, LATH. — — naevosa, GOULD. — — castanea.
Canadian seed juglans regia, common native chestnuts, Col. Sober's paragon chestnuts, castanea crenata.
In spite of the mild winter of 1951-52, the attacks of _Cryptodiaporthe castanea_ (Tul.)
Tannin as a factor in the resistance of chestnut, castanea spp., to the chestnut blight fungus, _Endothia parasitica_.
MR. DUNBAR: Dr. Deming didn't tell us about the Chinese chestnuts that are fruiting -- the castanea mollissima.
However, as we stated in our 1951-2 report, it is subject to considerable twig blight, caused by the attacks of the weak parasite, _Cryptodiaporthe castanea_ (Tul.)
Other segregations based on the degree of development of the apophysis and on the size and color of the cone, have received names of four or even five terms -- Pinus montana pumilio applanata -- or Pinus montana uncinata rostrata castanea etc., etc.
(Litoria castanea) on rural Australian farmland in the Southern Tableland of New South