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Common name

English: Chinese Monkshood

German: Herbsteisenhut

Mandarin: 乌头 (wu tou)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Ranunculales (58)

        Family: Ranunculaceae (53)(family description)

          Genus: Aconitum (4)

            Epithet: carmichaelii Debeaux (1)

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

Characteristics

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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