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Aconitum lycoctonum

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Ranunculaceae
Scientific name  Aconitum lycoctonum
Rank  species
Order  Ranunculales
Genus  Aconitum
Higher classification  Wolf's bane
Aconitum lycoctonum

Similar  Wolf's bane, Aconitum napellus, Ranunculaceae, Aconitum anthora, Cicerbita alpina

Gelber eisenhut aconitum lycoctonum


Aconitum lycoctonum (wolf's-bane or northern wolfsbane) (Hindi : Bikh बिख ) is a species of flowering plant in the genus Aconitum, of the family Ranunculaceae, native to Europe and northern Asia.

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Aconitum lycoctonum's close up shot

Lycoctonum is a rendering in modern Latin of the traditional name "wolf's bane". (Persian: اقونیطون، تاج الملوک، خانق الذئب)

Blue Aconitum lycoctonum

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.

Portrait of Aconitum lycoctonum

Like all species in the genus, it is poisonous.

Aconitum lycoctonum fiori e piante della montagna bellunese 22 05 2015


Aconitum lycoctonum

Yellow-violet Aconitum lycoctonum

Violet Aconitum lycoctonum

References

Aconitum lycoctonum Wikipedia