Actaea asiatica

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Actaea asiatica
Actaea asiatica 1.JPG
Aizu area, Fukushima pref., Japan
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Actaea
A. asiatica
Binomial name
Actaea asiatica

Actaea asiatica, commonly known as Asian baneberry,[1] is species of baneberry that ranges throughout Asia.The flowers are ranges from gray to white. The berries are black-purple. The plant is extremely poisonous to humans. The fruits are eaten by birds which disperse the seeds.


  1. ^ English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 338. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2016 – via Korea Forest Service.

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