Aesculus hippocastanum

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Noun1.Aesculus hippocastanum - tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seedsAesculus hippocastanum - tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds
Aesculus, genus Aesculus - deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia
sweet buckeye - a tall and often cultivated buckeye of the central United States
Ohio buckeye - a buckeye with scaly grey bark that is found in the central United States
bottlebrush buckeye, dwarf buckeye - a spreading shrub with pink flowers; found in southeastern United States
red buckeye - a shrub buckeye of southern United States
particolored buckeye - a buckeye marked by different colors or tints
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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Otherwise known as: Hippocastanum Vulgare, Conker Tree
"Through the Conker Tree Science website, people can record where they've seen an infected tree, the amount of damage caused and how many leaf mining caterpillars have been attacked by birds," said Dr Evans.
Sherrie @FollowSherrie said: "There's a conker tree at church (St Thomas's on Manchester Road).
Dr Michael Pocock of the Conker Tree Science project said: "We need people to get involved right across Britain."
"It feels like I've been around longer than a conker tree but I turned 23 the other day so I'm still pretty young."
Each of the 60 trees have been decorated by an individual, organisation or business with a title of their choosing, including Conker Tree, Nativitree and Rowntree.
"We've enjoyed breakfast barbecues in the early morning sun on the back patio and our children love to play in the garden with the treehouse under the conker tree."
Cueto - nicknamed 'Conker Tree' by Ashton and Ben Foden because he's the oldest of England's back three - missed the opening two games of the World Cup with a back injury.
Men with chainsaws cut the conker tree which has stood on Y Maes since the beginning of the 20th century at 6am on Bank Holiday Sunday.
He revealed: ``I used to put it in a waterproof tin box tied to a branch at the very top of an enormous conker tree in our garden.