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Taxon: Aesculus californica (Spach) Nutt.

 
Genus: Aesculus
Section: Macrothyrsus
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
Tribe: Hippocastaneae
Nomen number: 1622
Place of publication: J. Torrey & A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 1:251. 1838
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • authorship verified from original literature
  • • because the combination was ascribed to Nuttall, and he was acknowledged in the preface to the work for his contribution, he is the author of this name (Melbourne ICN Art. 46.2)
Name Verified on: 02-Jan-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • California buckeye  (Source: F CalifJep) - English
  • kalifornische Rosskastanie  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


References:

  1. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  2. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  3. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  4. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)

Check other web resources for Aesculus californica (Spach) Nutt. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=1622. Accessed 23 October 2018.