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Common name

English: Common bugloss

German: Gemeine Ochsenzunge


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2167)

      Order: Lamiales (196)

        Family: Boraginaceae (36)(family description)

          Genus: Anchusa (4)

            Epithet: officinalis L. (11)

officinalis => of practical use to man; official species in commerce, especially for medicinal purposes


Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue

External links

Check for Anchusa officinalis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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