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Aesculus  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 28714

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): buckeye [English]
    horsechestnut [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilySapindaceae  – soapberries  
                               GenusAesculus L. – buckeye, horsechestnut  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Aesculus X arnoldiana Sarg. – Arnold's chestnut 
                                  Species Aesculus X bushii C.K. Schneid. (pro. sp.) – Bush's chestnut 
                                  Species Aesculus californica (Spach) Nutt. – California buckeye 
                                  Species Aesculus X carnea Hayne – red horse-chestnut 
                                  Species Aesculus flava Sol.  
                                  Species Aesculus glabra Willd. – Ohio buckeye, buckeye, Texas buckeye 
                                  Species Aesculus hippocastanum L. – horse chestnut 
                                  Species Aesculus X hybrida DC. (pro. sp.) – hybrid chestnut 
                                  Species Aesculus X marylandica J.R. Booth ex G. Kirchn. nom. inq. – Maryland chestnut 
                                  Species Aesculus X mutabilis (Spach) Scheele – chestnut 
                                  Species Aesculus X neglecta Lindl. (pro. sp.) – chestnut 
                                  Species Aesculus parviflora Walter – bottlebrush buckeye 
                                  Species Aesculus pavia L. – red buckeye 
                                  Species Aesculus sylvatica Bartram – painted buckeye 
                                  Species Aesculus turbinata Blume – Japanese horse chestnut 
                                  Species Aesculus X worlitzensis Koehne (pro. sp.) – Worlitz's chestnut 

  Expert: Pedro Acevedo  
  Notes: Research Botanist and Curator, National Herbarium, Smithsonian Institution, 10th and Constitution Ave, NW, Washington, DC, USA 20560-0166   
  Reference for: Aesculus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Aesculus   
  Source: Sapindaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Aesculus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Aesculus   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Aesculus   
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