Castanea pumila
Chinquapin Chin"qua*pin, n. (Bot.) A branching, nut-bearing tree or shrub ({Castanea pumila}) of North America, from six to twenty feet high, allied to the chestnut. Also, its small, sweet, edible nat. [Written also {chincapin} and {chinkapin}.] [1913 Webster]

{Chinquapin oak}, a small shrubby oak ({Quercus prinoides}) of the Atlantic States, with edible acorns.

{Western Chinquapin}, an evergreen shrub or tree ({Castanopes chrysophylla}) of the Pacific coast. In California it is a shrub; in Oregon a tree 30 to 125 feet high. [1913 Webster]


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  • Castanea pumila — krūminis kaštainis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bukinių šeimos augalas (Castanea pumila), vedantis valgomus riešutus. Paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Castanea alnifolia; Castanea alnifolia var. floridana; Castanea pumila;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Castanea pumila — Allegheny chinquapin or chinkapin Leaves and flowers of Allegheny Chinkapin Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Castanea pumila — ID 15874 Symbol Key CAPU9 Common Name chinkapin Family Fagaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Castanea pumila — noun shrubby chestnut tree of southeastern United States having small edible nuts • Syn: ↑Allegheny chinkapin, ↑eastern chinquapin, ↑chinquapin, ↑dwarf chestnut • Hypernyms: ↑chestnut, ↑chestnut tree …   Useful english dictionary

  • Castanea pumila — Dværgkastanie …   Danske encyklopædi

  • CASTANEA PUMILA MILL. - КАШТАН НИЗКОРОСЛЫЙ — см. 239. Дерево. С. pumila Mill. К. низкорослый Diet. ed. 8 (1768) № 2. Культ. фл. XVII (1936) 280. Дер. и куст. II (1951) 418. S y n.Fagus pumila L.; F. caslanea pumila Moench; F. pumila var. serotina Walter. М е с т н. н а з в. Англ. chinquapin …   Справочник растений

  • Castanea pumila var. pumila — krūminis kaštainis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bukinių šeimos augalas (Castanea pumila), vedantis valgomus riešutus. Paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Castanea alnifolia; Castanea alnifolia var. floridana; Castanea pumila;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Castanea pumila var. pumila — ID 15879 Symbol Key CAPUP3 Common Name chinkapin Family Fagaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, DC, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Castanea pumila var. ozarkensis — ID 15875 Symbol Key CAPUO Common Name Ozark chinkapin Family Fagaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, LA, MO, MS, OK Growth Habit Tree, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Castanea pumila (L.) Mill. var. pumila — Symbol CAPUP3 Common Name chinkapin Botanical Family Fagaceae …   Scientific plant list

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