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Aconitum lycoctonum L.

Synonym
  • Aconitum artophonum Rchb.
  • Aconitum monanense F.W. Schmidt
  • Aconitum monanense F.W. Schmidt ex Rchb.
  • Aconitum pyrenaicum L.
  • Aconitum rogoviczii Wissjul.
  • Aconitum squarrosum L. ex B.D. Jacks.
Vernacular Name
Wolf's-bane, Northern Wolfsbane
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Conservation status
RDBUkr: Вразливі
Value of species
Pollinator species; Medicinal plant; Ornamental species; Nectar source; Poisonous species
Remarks
Detail
Occurrence: Al, Au(A), ?Au(L), Be(B, L), BH, Bu, By, Cg, Cs, Ct, Es, Fe, Ga(F), Ge, Gr, He, Ho, Hs(A, S), Hu, It, La, Ma, Mk, Mo, No, Po, Rf(C, E, N, NW), Rm, Sk, Sl, SM, Sr, Su, Uk(K, U), [nBr, aDa] (EuroMed, 2019). Flowering plant native to Europe and northern Asia. It is an herbaceous perennial plant growing to 1 m tall. The leaves are palmately lobed with four to six deeply cut lobes. The flowers are 18–25 mm long, dark violet, rarely pale yellow. Like all species in the genus, it is poisonous.
Book reference
Experts
  • Andriy NOVIKOV, Dr, e-mail: novikoffav@gmail.com

Taxonomic branch

Biota
Eukaryota
Plantae
Viridiplantae
Tracheophyta
Euphyllophytina
Magnoliopsida
Ranunculales
Ranunculaceae
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