Genus: Aesculus L.

 
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
Tribe: Hippocastaneae
Alternate family(ies): Hippocastanaceae
Common names: buckeye, horse-chestnut
Genus number: 245
Last updated: 30-Mar-2012
Accession Count: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN

References:

  1. Forest, F. et al. 2001. A morphological phylogenetic analysis of Aesculus L. and Billia Peyr. (Sapindaceae). Canad. J. Bot. 79:154-169.
  2. Harris, A. J. et al. 2009. Phylogeny, origin, and biogeographic history of Aesculus L. (Sapindales) – an update from combined analysis of DNA sequences, morphology, and fossils. Taxon 58:108-126.
  3. International Society for Horticultural Science. International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). Note: http://www.ishs.org/sci/icralist/3.htm

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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):

Subdivisions of Aesculus L.:

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Aesculus
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/taxonomygenus.aspx?id=245. Accessed 15 October 2019.