Aesculus pavia L., Hippocastanaceae

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Common name: Red buckeye.

Voucher: Kostadinov 072, (URV)

Brief description: A shrub or small tree, polygamo-monoecious. Leaves are  palmately compound with 5 leaflets, opposite. The leaflets are glabrous to tomentose beneath, oblanceolate to obovate, entire; the margins are serrate-toothed. Flowers are bisexual, in terminal mixed panicles, the petals red to yellow. Fruits are smooth capsules; the seeds are large. 

Campus data: One individual is found in cultivation; a couple of seedlings were encountered in the wild on campus.