Aesculus indica (Wall. ex Cambess.) Hook.

First published in Bot. Mag. 85: t. 5117 (1859)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. Afghanistan to Assam. It is a tree and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Assam, East Himalaya, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.

Kew Species Profiles

  • Bean, W.J. (1976). Trees & Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, Volume 1, 8th edition. John Murray, London.
  • Bhattarai, N.K. (1992). Medical ethnobotany in the Karnali Zone, Nepal. Econ. Bot. 46: 257-261.
  • Hardin, J.W. (1960). Studies in the Hippocastanaceae. V. Species of the Old World. Brittonia 12: 26-38.
  • Manandhar, N.P. (2002). Plants and People of Nepal. Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.
  • National Institute of Science Communication (2000). The Wealth of India: A Dictionary of Indian Raw Materials and Industrial Products. First Supplement Series (Raw Materials). Vol.-1: A-Ci. CSIR, New Delhi.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (2001). Flora of Bhutan 2: 1-1675. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
16417.000 No
Webb, W.S. [1188] K000640855 Yes
Webb, W.S. [Cat. no. 1188], India K001112354 Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 1188], India K000639551 Yes
Rechinger, K.H. [30867], Pakistan Aesculus indica var. concolor K000640856 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Living Collection Database

    • Common Names from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Living Collection https://www.kew.org/
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
  • Kew Species Profiles

    • Kew Species Profiles
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0