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  • Two fruit/seed morphotypes, I (UCD Arboretum) - upper row and II (Quarry Hill Botanical Garden) - lower row, of Aesculus indica.
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    Genome size and seed mass in Aesculus

    The genus Aesculus (horse chestnut, buckeye) consists of 12 to 19 extant species native to the temperate Northern Hemisphere. Aesculus is notable amongst woody angiosperms for its unusually large seeds. While chromosome counts are available for many Aesculus species, only one has had its genome size measured. Krahulcová et al. provide chromosome numbers for three […] More