Definition of Genus Aesculus

1. Noun. Deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aesculus

genus Adenota
genus Adiantum
genus Adlumia
genus Adonis
genus Aedes
genus Aegiceras
genus Aegilops
genus Aegypius
genus Aegyptopithecus
genus Aeonium
genus Aepyceros
genus Aepyornis
genus Aerides
genus Aerobacter
genus Aeschynanthus
genus Aesculus (current term)
genus Aethionema
genus Aethusa
genus Aetobatus
genus Aframomum
genus Afrocarpus
genus Afropavo
genus Agalinis
genus Agama
genus Agapanthus
genus Agaricus
genus Agastache
genus Agathis
genus Agave

Literary usage of Genus Aesculus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"The genus Aesculus alone hau representatives in Pennsylvania. It comprises 14 species, 10 of which are native to America and 2 to Pennsylvania. ..."

2. Manual of the Trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico) by Charles Sprague Sargent (1922)
"... family is composed of the widely distributed genus Aesculus and of Billia Peyr., a genus of two species of Mexican and ..."

3. Trees in Winter: Their Study, Planting, Care and Identification by Albert Francis Blakeslee, Chester Deacon Jarvis (1913)
"They belong with the Horse-chestnut to the genus Aesculus which is readily distinguished from other New England genera by the large size of the twigs, buds, ..."

4. Ohio's Health by Ohio Dept. of Health (1916)
"Aesculus glabra Willd. Ohio Buckeye". Pammel, p. 827 — "Poisonous Plants of the World: Family: Hippocastanaceae. Genus: Aesculus. ..."

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