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Genus: Helleborus

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).

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Native to western Europe.

Helleborus niger (Christmas rose, Black hellebore)

Native to Europe.

Helleborus orientalis (Lenten rose)

Native to Turk and the Caucusus.



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