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Common name

English: Chinese Monkshood

German: Herbsteisenhut

Mandarin: 乌头 (wu tou)


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Ranunculales (74)

        Family: Ranunculaceae (52)(family description)

          Genus: Aconitum (4)

            Epithet: carmichaelii Debeaux (1)

carmichaelii => in honor of Dugald Carmichael (1772–1827), Hebridean-born British soldier and plant collector


Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue

External links

Check for Aconitum carmichaelii at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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