Taxon: Anchusa capensis Thunb.

 
Genus: Anchusa
Family: Boraginaceae
  Subfamily: Boraginoideae
      Tribe: Boragineae
        Subtribe: Boragininae
Nomen number: 3099
Place of publication: Prodr. pl. cap. 34. 1794
Name Verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jul-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • annual anchusa  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • Cape alkanet  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • Cape bugloss  (Source: Pulmonaria) - English
  • Cape-forget-me-not  (Source: Pulmonaria) - English
  • summer-forget-me-not  (Source: Pulmonaria) - English
  • Kap-Ochsenzunge  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • afrikansk oxtunga  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • fei zhou wu wang cao  (Source: F Taiwan) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Man HerbPl; Pulmonaria 74.)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa - Free State, - Eastern Cape, - Northern Cape, - Western Cape, - Gauteng, - Mpumalanga

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - South Australia, - Victoria, - Western Australia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  • Bennett, M. Pulmonarias and the Borage family. 2003 (Pulmonaria) 74.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. 1975-1979 (F Taiwan)
  • Still, S. M. Manual of herbaceous ornamental plants, ed. 4. 1994 (Man HerbPl)

Check other web resources for Anchusa capensis Thunb. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.