Symphytum

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Symphytum
Symphytum caucasicum - Curtis.jpg
Symphytum caucasicum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Boraginales
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Boraginoideae
Genus: Symphytum
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Type species
Symphytum officinale
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Species

See text.

Symphytum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Boraginaceae. Its species are known by the common name comfrey. There are up to 35 known species.[1] Some species and hybrids, particularly S. officinale and S. × uplandicum, are used in gardening and herbal medicine.

Species include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miranda, Kimberley (9 July 2010). "Symphytum". hortweek.com. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Symphytum ibericum". rhs.org.uk. Retrieved 23 April 2017. 

External links[edit]

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