Plant Genera


Family Code: HIPPOC
Genus Code: AESCU
Genus CN: buckeye
Genus Authority: L.
Genus Summary: A genus of about 13 species, trees and shrubs, of temperate e. North America, w. North America, e. Asia, and se. Europe.
Genus Identification: Identification notes: The following hybrids are known from our area: Aesculus ×neglecta Lindley [flava × sylvatica] and Aesculus ×mutabilis (Spach) Scheele [pavia × sylvatica]. They can be recognized by their intermediate morphology.
Genus References: Hardin (1957a, 1957b)=Z; Harris, Xiang, & Thomas (2009) Acevedo-Rodríguez, van Welzen, Adema, and van der Ham in Kubitzki (2011).
Last Updated: 2019-11-29
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