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This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. Europe to Turkey, Afghanistan to Japan and Indo-China, SE. Canada to Central & E. U.S.A., Oregon to NW. Mexico.
Aesculus hippocastanum

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Albania, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, California, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Georgia, Greece, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Japan, Kansas, Kentucky, Laos, Maine, Maryland, Mexico Northwest, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Myanmar, Nebraska, Nepal, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Vietnam, Virginia, West Himalaya, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Austria, Belgium, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Korea, New Zealand South, New Zealand South, Spain, Switzerland, Uzbekistan, Vermont

Aesculus L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 344 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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