Aconitum lethale Griff.

First published in Not. Pl. Asiat. 4: 732 (1854)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Himalaya to S. Tibet. It is a perennial or tuberous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1984). Flora of Bhutan 1(2): 189-462. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Aconitum palmatum.]
  • Kadota, Y. (2010). Systematic studies of Asian Aconitum (Ranunculaceae) XIII. Species of Bhutan including a new scandent species. The Journal of Japanese Botany 85: 8-24. [Cited as Aconitum spicatum.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kadota, Y. (2010). Systematic studies of Asian Aconitum (Ranunculaceae) XIII. Species of Bhutan including a new scandent species. The Journal of Japanese Botany 85: 8-24.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Griffith, W. [49] India K000692313 Unknown Type Material Yes
Griffith, W. [s.n.] India K000692314 Unknown Type Material Yes
Stapf, O. [68] India Aconitum falconeri K004188050 No
Jul 22, 1903 Hooker, J.D. [114] India Aconitum spicatum K000692306 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jul 22, 1903 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] India Aconitum spicatum K000692302 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jul 22, 1903 Thomson, T. [s.n.] India Aconitum spicatum K000692303 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jul 22, 1903 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] India Aconitum spicatum K000692305 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [4717] India Aconitum spicatum K000692301 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India Aconitum spicatum K000692304 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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