Living Collection Virtual Herbarium

Ranunculaceae
Helleborus torquatus Archer-Hind

Verified by: Temperate sect. 30 March 2009
Notes: Verified with the European Garden Flora and and Matthew, B. 'Hellebores'. Basal leaves not overwintering. Carpels and follicles fused at the base. Sepals green to purple tinged inside and outside. Flowers pendant to 4 cm across.
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Field notes: Cultivated striped form.

anthers and stigmas anthers and stigmas

sepal sepal

petals or nectary pits petals or nectary pits

gynoecium gynoecium

petals or nectary pits petals or nectary pits

section of the nectary section of the nectary

gynoecium base gynoecium base

abaxial leaf surface abaxial leaf surface

adaxial leaf surface adaxial leaf surface

flowering branch

faded flower
flower
sepals