Anchusa officinalis
Alkanet Al"ka*net ([a^]l"k[.a]*n[e^]t), n. [Dim. of Sp. alcana, alhe[~n]a, in which al is the Ar. article. See {Henna}, and cf. {Orchanet}.] 1. (Chem.) A dyeing matter extracted from the roots of {Alkanna tinctoria}, which gives a fine deep red color. [1913 Webster]

2. (Bot.) (a) A boraginaceous herb ({Alkanna tinctoria}) yielding the dye; orchanet. (b) The similar plant {Anchusa officinalis}; bugloss; also, the American puccoon. [1913 Webster]


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  • Anchusa officinalis — ID 3663 Symbol Key ANOF Common Name common bugloss Family Boraginaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CO, CT, ID, IL, MA, ME, MI, MT, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SD, UT …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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  • Anchusa officinalis L. — Symbol ANOF Common Name common bugloss Botanical Family Boraginaceae …   Scientific plant list

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