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Moldo-german project 10.820.09.09GA
«Evaluation of the pharmaceutic potential
of medicinal plants from natural habitats from Republic of Moldova


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Aesculus hippocastanum L.

KINGDOM: Plantae » Class: Magnoliopsida » Order: Sapindales » Family: Sapindaceae

Aesculus hippocastanum L.
It can reach 30 meters tall, and
has striking candles of blooms in spring and early summer. Individual flowers
have crumpled white petals with a yellow basal patch that changes to a dull
red colour. The fruit has a lathery cae covered with short pickles. The seed
are used to play conkers.

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