Aconitum deinorrhizum

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

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

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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.
 
 

 

References:

The Plant List Ver.1.1  (Aconitum deinorrhizum Stapf is a synonym of Aconitum heterophylloides (Brühl) Stapf
Forest genetic resources conservation and management: status in seven South ... By Jalonen, R., Choo, K.Y., Hong, L.T., Sim, H.C., (eds.) 
 
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