Definition of Aesculus
1. Noun. Deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Hippocastanaceae, Hippocastanaceae, Horse-chestnut Family
Member holonyms: Aesculus Hippocastanum, Buckeye, Horse Chestnut
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aesculus
Literary usage of Aesculus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Mohr (1901)
"Type locality : "Hab. in Carolina, Brasilia." Herb. Geol. Surv. Herb. Mohr. Aesculus parviflora Walt. Fl. Car. 128. 1788. ..."
2. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"... no stipules, and irregular flowers. Ovary superior, 3-celled with 2 ovules in each cell, commonly but one ovule maturing. Endosperm none. 1. Aesculus L. ..."
3. Manual of Plant Diseases by Paul Sorauer, Gustav Lindau, Ludwig Reh (1922)
"Bark graft of Aesculus, with adventitious buds. stores up less reserve plastic material, since the part of the cross section on the end surface of the stock ..."
4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Aesculus glabra Willd. Enum. 405. 1809. A tree, with maximum height of about 75° and ... Iowa. Similar to the preceding species, but apparently 4. Aesculus ..."