Definition of Aesculus hippocastanum
1. Noun. Tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds.
Group relationships: Aesculus, Genus Aesculus
Specialized synonyms: Sweet Buckeye, Ohio Buckeye, Bottlebrush Buckeye, Dwarf Buckeye, Red Buckeye, Particolored Buckeye
Generic synonyms: Angiospermous Tree, Flowering Tree
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Literary usage of Aesculus hippocastanum
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"aesculus hippocastanum L. Horse- chestnut. Fig. 2815. aesculus hippocastanum L. Sp. Pl. 344. 1753. A large tree, reaching a maximum height of about 100° and ..."
2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"aesculus hippocastanum. The roots of land-plants are only capless in rare cases. aesculus hippocastanum furnishes an example4. There arise periodically upon ..."
3. Manual of Plant Diseases by Paul Sorauer, Gustav Lindau, Ludwig Reh (1922)
"aesculus hippocastanum and aesculus hippocastanum rubra, ... An experiment which I carried out with aesculus hippocastanum proves that an increase of ..."
4. Michigan Trees: A Handbook of the Native and Most Important Introduced Species by Charles Herbert Otis (1913)
"... extensively cultivated throughout Europe and America, where it is a favorite shade tree. A double flowered variety, aesculus hippocastanum, ..."
5. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1862)
"... dichotoma (Schleiden); in the wood-stem of aesculus hippocastanum, Carpinus Betulus, and various species ... aesculus hippocastanum. (Flandin, Belloc). ..."
6. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1911)
"In the xylem parenchyma of aesculus hippocastanum, Betula ver- ... its cellulose in Alnus, aesculus hippocastanum, Betula, Pinus montana, Larix europaea, ..."