baumzaehlen - Primeval Forests & Their Trees

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Castanea sativa (sweet chestnut, Fagaceae)



Lower slope forest with Fagus orientalis (oriental beech) and C. sativa (right, girth 396 cm). Lagodekhi Strict Nature Reserve, Georgia.
Fagus orientalis (oriental beech) forest. Small C. sativa (left centre). Rhododendron ponticum (pontic rhododendron) understory. Mtirala National Park, Georgia.
Some canopy tree and understory (bottom) species at upper elevations of Mtirala National Park, Georgia.