Symphytum bulbosum

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Symphytum bulbosum
Boraginaceae - Symphytum bulbosum.JPG
Flowers of Symphytum bulbosum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Boraginales
Family: Boraginaceae
Genus: Symphytum
Species: S. bulbosum
Binomial name
Symphytum bulbosum
K. F. Schimp.
  • Symphytum clusii Gmelin
  • Symphytum macrolepis J. Gay ex Rchb.
  • Symphytum punctatum Gaudin
  • Symphytum tuberosum subsp. bulbosum (K.F. Schimp.) P. Fourn.
  • Symphytum zeyheri K.F. Schimp.
Leaves of Symphytum bulbosum

Symphytum bulbosum, common name bulbous comfrey,[1] is a flowering plant of the genus Symphytum in the family Boraginaceae.


Symphytum bulbosum can reach a height between 15 and 50 centimeters. The petals are pale yellow, about 1 inch long. This plant is flowering in March and April.


It is native to the Mediterranean region and it is present at an elevation of 0–1,000 metres (0–3,281 ft) above sea level.


  1. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-02-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.