Symphytum officinale

Symphytum officinale

  • Symphytum officinale
  • Symphytum officinale
  • Flower name
    Symphytum officinale
  • Scientific name
    Symphytum officinale
  • Aliasコンフリー, Comfrey, Symphytum, Knitbone, 鰭玻璃草
  • Place of originWestern Asia, Caucasus
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

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,


  • Eye
    Boraginales
  • Family
    Boraginaceae
  • Genus
    Symphytum
  • Species
    S.officinale
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scorpion inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeperennial grass
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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