Spring adonis florets

Authors: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer, Prof. Dr. med. Martina Bacharach-Buhles

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Adonis florets; Devil's Eye; Spring Adonis; Spring Adonis florets; vernalized Adonis

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Adonis vernalis, also known as Spring Adonis or Spring Adonis, is a plant species from the genus Adonis in the buttercup family (Ranunculaceae). It has its distribution area in Central Europe and is a protected species due to its endangerment.

Adonis vernalis is a perennial and herbaceous plant, which reaches growth heights between 10 and 40 cm, rarely up to 60 cm. The plant has unbranched and upright stems with finely pinnate leaves. Its yellow flowers are between 4 and 8 cm in diameter and have broad, ovate sepals. The plant flowers in April and May.

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Adonis vernalis is the parent plant of Adonidis herba.

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Adonidis herba; Adonis florets;

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Adonidis herba;