genus Aesculus


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Noun1.genus Aesculus - deciduous trees or some shrubs of North Americagenus Aesculus - deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Hippocastanaceae, Hippocastanaceae, horse-chestnut family - trees having showy flowers and inedible nutlike seeds in a leathery capsule
Aesculus hippocastanum, horse chestnut, buckeye - tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds
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(3.) Zhizhen Zhang, Shiyou Li and Xiao-Yuan Lian, An Overview of Genus Aesculus L.: Ethnobotany, Phytochemistry, and Pharmacological Activities Pharmaceutical Crops, 2010, 1, 24-51
hippocastanum [1] and other species within the genus Aesculus [6,7].