Aconitum deinorrhizum Stapf, Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Calcutta) 10: 158 1905. ;

by Kishan Lal (Identified by D.S.Rawat) (Inserted by J.M.Garg)





Fwd: Aconitum deinorrhizum from Chansi Pass2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4).
This Aconitum is enedemic to Bushehar Himalaya and Chansil Pass is a part of this area

A.deinorrhizum Stapf is found in J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Tubers are extremely poisonous and are important in herbal medicine. 

However, The Plant List 2013 mentions this name (A.deinorhizum) as a synonym of Aconitum heterophylloides (Bruhl) Stapf which is restricted to Eastern Himalaya only.
Flora of India vol-1 recognize this species different from A.heterophylloides. 
Aconites of Western Himalaya are quite confusing to me; I wish one could write a monograph for clarifying identities.




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