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Horse Chestnut

Aesculus hippocastanum L.

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Aesculus hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) is a species of plant in the family Sapindaceae. It is listed as near threatened by IUCN. It is a photoautotroph.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/nearThreatened
  • Definition: A taxon is Near Threatened when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.
  • Attribution: http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
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