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Taxon: Aesculus glabra Willd.

Genus: Aesculus section: Pavia
Family: Sapindaceae subfamily: Hippocastanoideae tribe: Hippocastaneae. Also placed in: Hippocastanaceae
Nomen number: 1626
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 1:405. 1809
Name verified on: 18-Jul-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Nov-2010
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.

See also subordinate taxa:

Common names:

  • Ohio buckeye   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • Ohio buckeye   (Source: Trees US ) – English   [Aesculus glabra var. glabra]
  • Texas buckeye   (Source: Trees US ) – English   [Aesculus glabra var. arguta]
  • western buckeye   (Source: F GPlains ) – English   [Aesculus glabra var. arguta]
  • marronnier de l'Ohio   (Source: Zander Ency ) – French
  • marronnier de l'Ohio   (Source: Zander Ency ) – French   [Aesculus glabra var. glabra]
  • Ohio-Rosskastanie   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • Ohio-Rosskastanie   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German   [Aesculus glabra var. glabra]
  • Texas-Rosskastanie   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German   [Aesculus glabra var. arguta]
  • stinkhästkastanj   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Aesculus glabra Willd.:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Aesculus glabra cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.


  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Check 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (05 October 2015)

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