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Adonis transsilvanica

Adonis transsilvanica

Beautiful but poisonous. Like many other members of family Ranunculaceae (the butttercup family), plants of genus Adonis are rich in cardiac glycosides (and thus of medical interest). The label of this specimen, collected by the hungarian botanist Aladár Richter (1868-1927) in 1910, say that it is collected in the town Kolozsvár in the Hungarian Transylvania. Today the town is known as Cluj-Napoca and is in Romania. Today some of the hungarian minority in Transilvania want to re-unite at least parts of the territory with Hungary, or at least obtain higher degree of autonomy.

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