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Group: Dicot Rank: genus Herbarium Placement: Lehmann, lower, E, 91

Authors: Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 532. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
Annotation: nom. et typ. cons., see Taxon 44: 611-612 (1995)
Type Specimens
  • CT: Aconitum napellus L. CT proposed by Jarvis, Taxon 41: 555 (1992); reconfirmed, Taxon 49: 274-275 (2000), an alternate proposal by Stamüller in Taxon 47: 747-748 (1998) to conserve the type as ~Aconitum variegatum~ L., was unanimously not recommended by the Committee for Spermatophyta [see Brummitt, Taxon 49(2): 274-275 (2000)]
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Concept:    details Projects: China , GLORIA , IPCN , Missouri , Pakistan

Common Names:
  • aconite
    • No References available
  • monkshood
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  • wolfbane
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  • wu tou shu
    • Reference article Flora of China Editorial Committee. 1988-2013. Flora of China (Checklist & Addendum). Unpaginated. In C. Y. Wu, P. H. Raven & D. Y. Hong (eds.) Fl. China. Science Press & Missouri Botanical Garden Press, Beijing & St. Louis.
Keywords: FCC, MC, PAK, FNA


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Accepted Names
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Accepted By:
  • Reference article Bailey, L.H. & E.Z. Bailey. 1976. Hortus Third i–xiv, 1–1290. MacMillan, New York.
  • Reference article Brink, D. E. 1992. Ranunculaceae, Aconitum. 19 pp.
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Subordinate Taxa
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Literature Based Distribution
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Mapping will be based on a standard reference mark based on political units when available.
  • North America
    • United States : USDA, NRCS. 2007. The PLANTS Database ( National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge.
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