Castanea question

Monique Reed monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Tue Nov 9 10:40:42 EST 1999


If you can rule out disease or insect damage, it looks like you have a
chimaera--you have two different tissue types in the leaf, one of
which is without chlorophyll.

M. Reed.

"L.P." wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Can anyone help? I have found some beautiful chestnut leaves to
> put on my website about trees, but unfortunately I don't know
> which species of castanea they belong to. They look a lot like
> the leaves of a castanea sativa, except for the white spots along
> the edges. There's a picture of the leaves on:
> http://www.ping.be/quercus/sweetch.htm
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> Luc.
> 
> PS: I'd also appreciate any help with the different Acer leaves on:
> http://www.ping.be/quercus/maple.htm




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