WC. Himalaya to Indo-China as per WCSP;
Assam; Bangladesh; China South-Central; East Himalaya; Laos; Myanmar; Nepal; Thailand; Tibet; Vietnam; West Himalaya as per Catalogue of Life;


Flora of Manipur: Castanopsis tribuloides : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Castanopsis tribuloides (Fagaceae). The roasted/boiled nut is sold (like our groundnut) in the market. The kernel is edible (tasty too!!) said to be rich in starch. This was a nice time pass during hectic travels across the state. But to be honest, our two eyes are not enough to fully enjoy the beauty of the nature here. You (especially if u r from south) will feel like you are in a different world.
Comments on id, picture and any additional information are welcome!


SK195NOV11-2016:ID : 8 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (11)

Location: Suryavinayak Forest , Bhaktapur , Nepal
Altitude:  4500 ft.
Date: 11 September 2016

Plese look at the following:
[efloraofindia:257139] Castanopsis tribuloides (Sm.) A.DC. (accepted name) ??

Castanopsis tribuloides (Sm.) A.DC. (accepted name) ?? : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (9)

Location: Pilot Baba Ashram, Bhaktapur , Nepal
Altitude: 5000 ft.

Date: 11 September 2016
Castanopsis tribuloides (Sm.) A.DC. (accepted name)  ??
Nepali Names: मुसुरे कटुस  Musure Katus 

Tree 01 for id from Gori Valley:: NS July 2019-02 : 3 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4)
This is a long pending identification, I did not post due to poor quality of pics, but I wanted to know what this medium-sized tree can be. The pics were recorded from Gori valley area, in 2012..

Castanopsis tribuloides (Sm.) A.DC.  ??

Thanks, …, for the id.
I also think close to images at Castanopsis tribuloides as per comparative images at Castanopsis


Castanopsis tribuloides (Sm.) A.DC. : 6 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)- around 1300 kb each.

Location: Bindhabasini, Indra Daha, Kathmandu
Altitude: 1732 m.
Date: 18 August 2019
Habit : Wild

Attachments (2) – 2 mb each.

Attachments (1) – 6 mb

Attachments (1) – 6 mb


Castanopsis tribuloides (Sm.) A. DC.: 3 images.

Location: Taplejung, East Nepal 
Date: April-May 2023
Elevation: 1400 m.
Habit : Wild
Images sent by Sajan Subedi, a friend.

Matches with one of the speciemen at


Castanopsis tribuloides (Sm.) A.DC.: 8 high res. images.

Location: Indra Daha, Kathmandu, Nepal

Date: 07 September 2023

Altitude: 1800 m.
Habitat : Wild




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