Taxon profile


Anchusa officinalis L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Boraginales »  family Boraginaceae »  genus Anchusa - bugloss

Scientific synonyms

Anchusa angustifolia L.
Anchusa arvalis Rchb.
Anchusa microcalyx Vis.
Anchusa ochroleuca subsp. procera (Besser ex Link) Nyman
Anchusa osmanica Velen.
Anchusa procera Bess. ex Link

Other names

= Bugloss
= Common Bugloss



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Intertaxon relationships

parasite: Puccinia recondita Roberge ex Desm. - Leaf Rust of Rye, Orobanche pubescens d'Urv. - Woolly Broomrape

consumer: Phytoecia caerulescens (Scopoli, 1763)

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Included taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Anchusa officinalis subsp. intacta (Griseb.) Selvi & Bigazzi
subspecies Anchusa officinalis subsp. leucantha (Selvi & Bigazzi) Tan et al.

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Anchusa officinalis L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Anchusa officinalis L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Anchusa officinalis L.]
EN Pyšek P., Sádlo J. & Mandák B. (2002): Catalogue of alien plants of the Czech Republic [], Preslia 74(2): 97–186, 2002. [as Anchusa officinalis L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Anchusa officinalis L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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