Helleborus cyclophyllus

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

Helleborus cyclophyllus is a flowering perennial native to Albania, Greece, and Bulgaria, and environs. It is similar in appearance to other hellebores found in the Balkan region. It is acaulescent, meaning it lacks a stem with leaves, instead sending up a leafless flower stalk. The green leaves are palmate and basal, spreading at the ground. The flowers are green to yellow-green and 2 to 3 inches in diameter.