Cimicifuga

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Cimicifuga
Cimicifuga heracleifolia (aka).jpg
Cimicifuga heracleifolia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
Order: Ranunculales
Family: Ranunculaceae
Genus: Cimicifuga
Wernisch.
Species

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Cimicifuga (bugbane or cohosh) was a genus of between 12-18 species of flowering plants belonging to the family Ranunculaceae,[1] native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

The genus is now generally included in Actaea[2].

The name Cimicifuga means 'bedbug repeller'.

Selected species[edit]

Cimicifuga Brunette (Brunette bugbane) September 2014 U.K.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wikisource Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Cimicifuga". Encyclopædia Britannica. 6 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 368. 
  2. ^ http://www.theplantlist.org/tpl1.1/search?q=actaea


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