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Taxon: Aesculus hippocastanum L.

 
Genus: Aesculus
Section: Aesculus
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
Tribe: Hippocastaneae
Nomen number: 1628
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:344. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 17-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • horse-chestnut  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • horse-chestnut    - English (Canada)
  • marronnier  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • marronnier d'Inde  (Source: Zander Ency) - French
  • marronnier d’Inde   - French (Canada)
  • gewöhnliche Rosskastanie  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • ipposcastano  (Source: Mult Glossary Trees) - Italian
  • castaño de Indias  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • hästkastanj  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • ou zhou qi ye shu  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese
  • kaštan konskij  (Source: Mansf Ency) - Transliterated Russian

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support; ornamental
  • Materials:
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals; mammals; mammals
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria (e.), Former Yugoslavia, Greece


    Cultivated

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • North America


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils (unpublished draft)
  4. Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning Note: poisonous
  5. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 169.
  6. Der Marderosian, A. & L. Liberti. 1988. Natural product medicine: a scientific guide to foods, drugs, cosmetics Note: poisonous
  7. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  9. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. 1988. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23)
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Aesculus+hippocastanum&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  11. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  12. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  13. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  14. International Seed Testing Association. 1971. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 2. Trees.
  15. Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. Note: poisonous
  16. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  17. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  18. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants Note: poisonous
  19. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  20. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  21. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  22. Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967-. The vascular flora of Ohio. Note: cultivated
  23. Pammel, L. H. 1911. Manual of poisonous plants. Note: poisonous
  24. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  25. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  26. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  27. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  28. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Aesculus hippocastanum L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=1628. Accessed 17 September 2019.