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Taxon: Aesculus californica (Spach) Nutt.

Genus: Aesculus section: Macrothyrsus
Family: Sapindaceae subfamily: Hippocastanoideae tribe: Hippocastaneae. Also placed in: Hippocastanaceae
Nomen number: 1622
Place of publication: J. Torrey & A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 1:251. 1838
Comments:
  • authorship verified from original literature
  • because the combination was ascribed to Nuttall, and he was acknowledged in the preface to the work for his contribution, he is the author of this name (Melbourne ICN Art. 46.2)
Name verified on: 02-Jan-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • California buckeye   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English
  • kalifornische Rosskastanie   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?1622 (17 April 2014)

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