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Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Order: Ranunculales > Family: Ranunculaceae > Genus: Helleborus

Helleborus foetidus (Stinking hellebore)

Helleborus foetidus, Vienna Botanical Gardens, Austria. [photo H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]

Native to western Europe. Cultivated in gardens, including in southern Africa.