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Common name

English: Italian bugloss

German: Italienische Ochsenzunge

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Lamiales (174)

        Family: Boraginaceae (36)(family description)

          Genus: Anchusa (4)

            Epithet: azurea P. Mill. (1)

Synonyms: Anchusa biceps Vest, Anchusa macrophylla Lam.

azurea => deep blue

biceps => double-headed

macrophylla => large leaved

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue

External links

Check for Anchusa azurea at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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