Symphytum officinale

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    Symphytum officinale @ Hamanako Garden Park(Pacific Flora 2004)

Basic information

Flower Name
Symphytum officinale
Formal Name
Symphytum officinale
Alias
Comfrey, Symphytum, Knitbone
Habitat
Western Asia, Caucasus
Morph
perennial grass

Comment

What is Symphytum officinale

Symphytum officinale or Comfrey (Scientific name: Symphytum officinale) is a perennial grass of the family boraginaceae native to Western Asia, Caucasus. They are the denizen come in Japan in the Meiji era, and perform running away and made wild grass in Kyushu from Hokkaido. Iin summer they let several bell typed flowers split in five at the top withdownward bloom in drepanium lengthened from flower stalks. A lot of white rough hair grows in the whole stalk and phyllome. In old days, leaves in the vegetables and then private therapy leaves and rhizomes promotes metabolism and anemia prevention was using pyrrolididin alkaloid constituents of hazardous and 6/18/2004 was banned by the Ministry of health, labor and welfare as a food sales.

Common name: Symphytum officinale, Scientific name: Symphytum officinale, Other name: Comfrey , Knitbone, Symphytum, Origin: Caucasus , Grass hight: 30-100 cm, Leaf, leaves, leaf length: 30 cm ,Petioles: Yes, there is a stem: with wings, inflorescence : Scorpion type, Squeezing: in bell-shaped Tip 5 crack, stamens number: 5, color: white, peach, purple, flower diameter: 1 cm, flowering period: June-August, type fruit: drupe and minutes played,

Detailed information

Order
Boraginales
Family
Boraginaceae
Genus
Symphytum
Species
S.officinale
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Scorpion-Type Inflorescence
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden
Color
Red, Pink, Violet, White
Season
JunJulAug
Height
30 ~ 100 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 1

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