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Taxon: Aconitum napellus L.

Genus: Aconitum
Family: Ranunculaceae subfamily: Ranunculoideae tribe: Delphinieae.
Nomen number: 1347
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:532. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 31-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 31-May-1995
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • aconite   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • bear's-foot   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • blue rocket   (Source: CRC MedHerbs ) – English
  • friar's-cap   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • garden monkshood   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • garden wolfsbane   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • helmet-flower   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • monkshood   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • queen's fettle   (Source: Websters Dict ) – English
  • soldier's-cap   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • Turk's-cap   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • aconit napel   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • blauer Eisenhut   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • acônito   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • capacete-de-júpiter   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • capuz-de-frade   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • carro-de-venus   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • mata-lobos   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • acónito común   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • matalobos   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • äkta stormhatt   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Poland [s.]; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [w.]
    Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Italy [n.]; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Spain

      Cultivated:
  • EUROPE
    Europe

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Cooper, M. R. & A. W. Johnson. 1998. Poisonous plants and fungi in Britain: animal and human poisoning. [poisonous].
  • Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR).
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Duke, J. A. 1985. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America. [mentions].
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. [introduced].
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen. 1972–. Atlas florae europaeae.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. [poisonous].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Seitz, W. 1969. Die Taxonomie der Aconitum napellus-Gruppe in Europa. Feddes Repert. 80:23.
  • Still, S. M. 1994. Manual of herbaceous ornamental plants, ed. 4.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, second edition.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
  • Webster's third new international dictionary.
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Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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