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Aconitum

genus of plants

Aconitum, known as aconite, monkshood, wolfsbane, leopard's bane, women's bane, Devil's helmet or blue rocket, is a genus of flowering plant belonging to the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae). There are over 250 species of Aconitum.

Monkshood
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Aconitum variegatum
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Aconitum

L., 1753