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Aconitum napellus
(aconite monkshood)

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Aconitum napellus (aconite monkshood)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Aconitum napellus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • aconite monkshood
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Ornamental
  • Poisonous to mammals
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Aconitum napellus

Preferred Common Name

  • aconite monkshood

International Common Names

  • English: friar's cap; helmet flower; monkshood, common; wolf's bane
  • Spanish: aconito; anapelo
  • French: aconit napel; capuce de moine; gueule de loup

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Eisenhut, blauer; Sturmhut, blauer
  • Italy: aconito napello; erba luparia
  • Netherlands: gewone akoniet; monnikskap, blauwe
  • Sweden: stormhatt

EPPO code

  • AAONA (Aconitum napellus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Ranunculales
  •                         Family: Ranunculaceae
  •                             Genus: Aconitum
  •                                 Species: Aconitum napellus

Uses List

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General

  • Ornamental

Materials

  • Poisonous to mammals

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore