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
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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 [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Western Cape]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. 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)
  3. Bennett, M. Pulmonarias and the Borage family. 2003 (Pulmonaria) 74.
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  8. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  11. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  12. 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3099. Accessed 21 April 2018.