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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Temp. Northern Hemisphere.

Doubtfully present in:

Assam, East Himalaya

Native to:

Alabama, Albania, Arkansas, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Connecticut, Delaware, East Aegean Is., Florida, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Illinois, Indiana, Iran, Japan, Kentucky, Korea, Lebanon-Syria, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Corse, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., Kriti, Krym, Madeira, Morocco, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, Windward Is.

Castanea Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4: s.p. (1754)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. & Frodin, D.G. (1998). World Checklist and Bibliography of Fagales: 1-408. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0