Aesculus parviflora

Aesculus parviflora , Photo: Michael Lahanas

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Sapindales
Familia: Sapindaceae
Genus: Aesculus
Species: Aesculus parviflora


Aesculus parviflora Walter

Vernacular names
Українська: Гіркокаштан щітковий

Aesculus parviflora , Photo: Michael Lahanas


* USDA, NRCS. 2006. The PLANTS Database, 6 March 2006 (

Data compiled from various sources by Mark W. Skinner. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

* Flora Caroliniana, secundum . . . 128. 1788
* USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]


Aesculus parviflora (Bottlebrush Buckeye; syn. Aesculus macrostachya Michx., Pavia macrostachya (Michx.) Loisel.) is a species of Aesculus native to the southeastern United States.

It is a deciduous shrub growing to 3-5 m tall. The leaves are arranged in opposite pairs, palmately compound with 5-7 leaflets, each leaflet short-stalked, 12-22 cm long and 5-10 cm broad, with an entire margin. The flowers are produced in conspicuous erect panicles 20-30 cm long resembling a traditional bottle brush, each flower with a tubular calyx, small white petals, and several 3-4 cm long stamens protruding.

Cultivation and uses

It is grown as an ornamental plant in gardens.


* Pink, A. (2004). Gardening for the Million. Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation.
* Plants for a Future: Aesculus parviflora
* NRCS: USDA Plants Profile: Aesculus parviflora

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