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Horse-chestnut
Aesculus hippocastanum L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Sapindales »  family Sapindaceae »  genus Aesculus - buckeye

Scientific synonyms

Pawia hippocastanum Kuntze
Hippocastanum aesculus Cav.
Aesculus hippocastanum var. argenteovariegata Loudon
Aesculus asplenifolia Loudon
Aesculus hippocastanum var. aureovariegata Loudon
Aesculus hippocastanum var. beaumanii C.K.Schneid.
Aesculus hippocastanum f. beaumanii (C.K.Schneid.) Dole
Aesculus castanea Gilib.
Aesculus hippocastanum var. flore-pleno Loudon
Aesculus hippocastanum var. incisa Booth ex Loudon

Other names

= Common Horsechestnut
= European Horse Chestnut
= European Horsechestnut
= Horse Chestnut

Vulnerable

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Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Aegosoma scabricorne (Scopoli, 1763), Rhamnusium bicolor bicolor (Schrank, 1781), Mesosa nebulosa nebulosa (Fabricius, 1781), Leiopus linnei Wallin, Nýlander & Kvamme, 2009, Anoplophora glabripennis (Motschulsky, 1853) - Asian Longhorned Beetle, ...


Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [http://www.ibot.cas.cz/index.php?p=sezna...], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Aesculus hippocastanum L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [http://www.bsbi.org.uk/], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Aesculus hippocastanum L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Aesculus hippocastanum L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Aesculus hippocastanum L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [http://www.preslia.cz/P022CPys.pdf], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Aesculus hippocastanum L.]

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