Aconitum
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Aconitum

Venus' chariot
aconite
monkshood
wolfsbane

Hierarchical position of the Genus Aconitum

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Ranunculopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xxvi, 96. 12 Aug 1843.
  
   Subclassis  Ranunculidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 235. 1992.
  
   SuperOrdo  Ranunculanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
  
   Ordo  Ranunculales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 44. 1829.
  
   Subordo  Ranunculineae Bessey in C.K. Adams
pub. Johnson's Universal Cyclop. 8: 460. 1 Nov 1895.
  
   Familia  Ranunculaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 231. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
common name: Buttercups
  
   Subfamilia  Aconitoideae Raf.
pub. Anal. Nat.: 176. Apr-Jul 1815.
  
   Tribus  Aconiteae Horan.
pub. Char. Ess. Fam.: 174. 1847.
  
   Genus  Aconitum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: monkshood
  

Named members of the Genus Aconitum

1
   Species  anthora L.
common name: yellow monkshood
2
   Species  bulbiferum T.J. Howell
syn. Aconitum columbianum ssp. viviparum
3
   Species  carmichaelii Debeaux
common name: Carmichael's monkshood, azure monkshood
  
4
   Species  columbianum Nutt.
common name: monkshood
  
 
5
   Varietas  bakeri (Greene) Harrington
syn. Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum
6
   Subspecies  columbianum
common name: Columbian monkshood
7
   Varietas  howellii (A. Nels. & J.F. Macbr.) C.L. Hitchc.
syn. Aconitum columbianum ssp. viviparum
8
   Varietas  ochroleucum A. Nels.
syn. Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum
9
   Subspecies  pallidum Piper
syn. Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum
10
   Subspecies  viviparum (Greene) D.E. Brink
common name: Columbian monkshood
11
   Species  delphiniifolium DC.
 
12
   Varietas  albiflorum Porsild
syn. Aconitum delphiniifolium ssp. delphiniifolium
13
   Subspecies  chamissonianum (Reichenb.) HultÚn
common name: larkspurleaf monkshood
14
   Subspecies  delphiniifolium
common name: larkspurleaf monkshood
15
   Subspecies  paradoxum (Reichenb.) HultÚn
common name: larkspurleaf monkshood
16
   Species  ferox Wallich ex Ser.
common name: Indian aconite
17
   Species  fischeri Reichb.
common name: Fischer monkshood
18
   Species  geranioides Greene
syn. Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum
19
   Species  hansenii Greene
syn. Aconitum columbianum ssp. viviparum
20
   Species  howellii A. Nels. & J.F. Macbr.
syn. Aconitum columbianum ssp. viviparum
21
   Species  infectum Greene
common name: Arizona monkshood
22
   Species  leibergii Greene
syn. Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum
23
   Species  maximum Pallas ex DC.
common name: Kamchatka aconite
24
   Species  mogollonicum Greene
syn. Aconitum columbianum ssp. columbianum
25
   Species  napellus L.
common name: Venus' chariot, monkshood, aconite
  
26
   Species  nivatum A. Nels.
syn. Aconitum delphiniifolium ssp. paradoxum
27
   Species  noveboracense Gray ex Coville
 
28
   Varietas  quasiciliatum Fassett
syn. Aconitum noveboracense
29
   Species  reclinatum Gray
common name: trailing white monkshood, wolfsbane
  
30
   Species  uncinatum L.
 
31
   Varietas  acutidens Fern.
syn. Aconitum uncinatum ssp. uncinatum
32
   Subspecies  muticum (DC.) Hardin
common name: southern blue monkshood
33
   Varietas  muticum DC.
syn. Aconitum uncinatum ssp. muticum
34
   Subspecies  noveboracense (Gray ex Coville) Hardin
syn. Aconitum noveboracense
35
   Subspecies  uncinatum
common name: southern blue monkshood
36
   Species  viviparum Greene
syn. Aconitum columbianum ssp. viviparum
37
   Species  vulparia Reichb. ex Sprengel
common name: wolfsbane

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

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For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed October 31, 2004   

 

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