1. The Botanical Magazine
  2. The Botanical Magazine, Volume I

Cynoglossum Omphalodes

Blue Navelwort
Class and Order
Pentandria Monogynia
Generic Character
Corolla infundibuliformis, fauce clausa fornicibus. Semina depressa interiore tantum latere stylo affixa.
Specific Character and Synonyms
CYNOGLOSSUM Omphalodes repens, foliis radicalibus cordatis[B], Lin. Sp. Pl. p. 193. Syst. Vegetab. p. 157. Scopoli Fl. Carn. p. 124. t. 3
SYMPHYTUM minus borraginis facie. Bauh. Pin. 259
BORAGO minor verna repens, folio lævi. Moris. hist. 3. p. 437. s. 11, t. 26. fig. 3.

A native of Spain, Portugal, and Carniola, and an inhabitant of woods and shady situations, flowers in March and April: in the autumn it puts forth trailing shoots, which take root at the joints, whereby the plant is most plentifully propagated; thrives best under a wall in a North border.

7Cynoglossum Omphalodes
Cynoglossum Omphalodes
Blue Navelwort