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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
Subfamily: Hippocastanoideae
Genus: Billia

Billia colombiana[1]
Billia hippocastanum[2]

Billia is a genus of two species of tree native to the Americas, from central Mexico to Ecuador. The wood is used in carpentry.[1]


  1. ^ a b Carmen Ulloa Ulloa and Peter Møller Jørgensen (2004 and onwards). "Billia Peyr.". Trees and shrubs of the Andes of Ecuador. Retrieved 2008-08-07.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "Billia Peyr.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. Agricultural Research Service. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Forest, Féli×; Drouin, Josée Nadia; Charest, René; Brouillet, Luc; Bruneau, Anne (2001). "A morphological phylogenetic analysis of Aesculus L. and Billia Peyr. (Sapindaceae)". Botany. 79 (2): 154. doi:10.1139/cjb-79-2-154.