Aconitum carmichaelii Debeaux

Stems up to 2 m tall, roots tuberous. Leaves oval in outline, cut to about two thirds the length of the blade into 3-5 lobes with few hairs on the veins. Flowers in a cluster of upright branches, deep purple outside; summer. Fruit follicles usually 3.

C & W China

Leaves cut to about two thirds of their length; flower stalks hairy.

Source: Spencer, R. (1997). Ranunculaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 2. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 1. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map

Aconitum carmichaelii 'Arendsii'

(a. ×”arendsii Hort.) Flowers with a richer purple colouring than the type.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Ranunculanae
order      Ranunculales
family       Ranunculaceae
genus        Aconitum L.