Taxon: Aconitum napellus L.

Genus: Aconitum
Family: Ranunculaceae
  Subfamily: Ranunculoideae
      Tribe: Delphinieae
Nomen number: 1347
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:532. 1753
Name Verified on: 31-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-May-1995
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9)
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Kingsbury; Cooper & Johnson ed2; Lampe & McCann)

Distributional Range:


  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Cultivated:

  • Europe

    • : Europe


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