family Hippocastanaceae


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Related to family Hippocastanaceae: horse chestnut, Sapindales, Sapindaceae, Aesculus, Aesculus hippocastanum
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Noun1.family Hippocastanaceae - trees having showy flowers and inedible nutlike seeds in a leathery capsule
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Sapindales, Sapindales - an order of dicotyledonous plants
Aesculus, genus Aesculus - deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia
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Aesculus turbinata (Japanese horse chestnut) and Aesculus hippocastanium (horse chestnut) of the family Hippocastanaceae.
In contrast, Raven and Axelrod (1974, 1978), using paleontological evidence, suggested that Aesculus as well as the family Hippocastanaceae originated in North America and subsequently migrated to other continents.