Helleborus orientalis

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Helleborus orientalis
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Helleborus
Species: H. orientalis
Binomial name
Helleborus orientalis

Helleborus orientalis, commonly called green hellebore, is an perennial flowering plant in the buttercup family Ranunculaceae native to Greece and Turkey.[1] It was described by Jean-Baptiste Lamarck in 1789.


  1. ^ "Helleborus orientalis Lam.". Flora Europaea. Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh. Retrieved 29 January 2015.