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Genus: Aconitum

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Ranunculales > Family: Ranunculaceae

Three species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Aconitum carmichaelii

Native to China.

 

Aconitum fischeri

Native to eastern Asia.

 

Aconitum napellus (Monkshood, Aconite, Wolfsbane, Fuzi, Monk's blood)

Native to northern Europe.

 


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