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Common name

English: Corsican hellebore

German: Korsische Nieswurz

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2512)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2124)

      Order: Ranunculales (58)

        Family: Ranunculaceae (53)(family description)

          Genus: Helleborus (6)

            Epithet: argutifolius Viv. (1)

Synonym: Helleborus lividus ssp. corsicus (Briq.) P.F.Yeo

argutifolius => sharply toothed leaves

corsicus => from Corsica, France

lividus => dull, grayish, leaden blue

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green

External links

Check for Helleborus argutifolius at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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