Aesculus indica

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Aesculus indica, Kashmir, Pakistan
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Aesculus indica is listed as Least Concern.


Taxonavigation: Sapindales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Sapindales

Familia: Sapindaceae
Subfamilia: Hippocastanoideae
Tribus: Hippocastaneae
Genus: Aesculus
Sectio: A. sect. Calothyrsus
Species: Aesculus indica



Aesculus indica (Wall. ex Cambess.) Hook., Bot. Mag. 85: t. 5117 (1859).


  • Basionym
    • Pavia indica Wall. ex Cambess. in V.Jacquemont, Voy. Inde 4(Bot.): 31 (1841).
  • Homotypic
    • Pawia indica (Wall. ex Cambess.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 146 (1891).
  • Heterotypic
    • Aesculus indica var. concolor Browicz, Fl. Iranica 92: 2 (1972).
    • Hippocastanum asiaticum J.St.-Hil., Expos. Fam. Nat. 2: 16 (1805).
    • Pavia indica Royle, Ill. Bot. Himal. Mts.: 135 (1834), nom. subnud.


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Temperate
    • Western Asia
      • Afghanistan.
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • Assam, East Himalaya, Nepal, Pakistan, West Himalaya.
    • Introduced into:
      • Great Britain.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Additional references


Vernacular names

čeština: Jírovec indický
Deutsch: Indische Rosskastanie
English: Himalayan Horse-chestnut
français: Marronnier de l'Himalaya
magyar: Indiai vadgesztenye
svenska: Indisk hästkastanj
українська: Гіркокаштан індійський
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