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:
Name Verified on: 17-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Materials: wood (source of timber)
  • Medicines: source of aescin (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: 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:

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  3. Campbell, F. T., ed. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. 1995 (unpublished draft) (Rep NCEPPC)
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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=1628. Accessed 20 June 2018.