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This species is accepted, and its native range is Himalaya to S. Tibet.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

East Himalaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet, West Himalaya

Aconitum lethale Griff. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Griffith, W. [49], India K000692313
Griffith, W. [s.n.], India K000692314
Jan 1, 2000 Williams, L.T.J. [8414], Nepal Aconitum spicatum K000692300 isotype
Jul 22, 1903 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Sikkim Aconitum spicatum K000692305
Jul 22, 1903 Hooker, J.D. [114], Sikkim Aconitum spicatum K000692306
Jul 22, 1903 Thomson, T. [s.n.], Sikkim Aconitum spicatum K000692303
Jul 22, 1903 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Sikkim Aconitum spicatum K000692302
s.coll. [s.n.], India Aconitum spicatum K000692304
s.coll. [4717], India Aconitum spicatum K000692301

First published in Not. Pl. Asiat. 4: 732 (1854)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Not accepted by

  • 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.]

Literature

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.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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