Veronicastrum sibiricum

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Sibirian veronicastrum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Veronicastrum
Species: V. sibiricum
Binomial name
Veronicastrum sibiricum
(L.) Pennell, 1935

Veronicastrum sibiricum (Sibirian veronicastrum) is a plant in the plantain family, Plantaginaceae.


Veronicastrum sibiricum is a herbaceous plant with whorled, simple leaves, on weakly upright stems. The flowers are pale purple, borne in summer.

Veronicastroside, a flavone, can be found in Veronicastrum sibiricum var. japonicum.[1]


  1. ^ Die Flavonglykoside von Veronicastrum sibiricum Pennell var. japonicum Hara und Synthese des Luteolin-7-neohesperidosids (Veronicastrosid). Hiroyuki Inouye, Yasuhiko Aoki, Hildebert Wagner, Ludwig Hörhammer, Gerold Aurnhammer and Wolfgang Budweg, Chemische Berichte, September 1969, Volume 102, Issue 9, pages 3009–3013, doi:10.1002/cber.19691020917 (article in German)