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Anchusa officinalis
Oxtongue Ox"tongue`, n. (Bot.) A name given to several plants, from the shape and roughness of their leaves; as, Anchusa officinalis, a kind of bugloss, and Helminthia echioides, both European herbs.
Anchusa officinalis
Alkanet Al"ka*net, 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. 2. (Bot.) (a) A boraginaceous herb (Alkanna tinctoria) yielding the dye; orchanet. (b) The similar plant Anchusa officinalis; bugloss; also, the American puccoon.

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- The genus Anchusa belongs to the borage family (Boraginaceae). It includes about 35 species found growing in Europe, North Africa, South Africa and Western...
- Anchusa officinalis, commonly known as the common bugloss or alkanet, is a plant species in the genus Anchusa. The plant provides a great deal of nectar...
- Anchusa azurea is a species of flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae, known by the common names garden anchusa and Italian bugloss (or just "bugloss")...
- Anchusa strigosa is a non-succulent species of herbaceous plants in the Boraginaceae family endemic to the Eastern Mediterranean regions, particularly...
- Two Royal Navy ships have been named HMS Anchusa after the flower: HMS Anchusa (1917), an Anchusa-cl**** sloop launched in 1917. It was sunk by SM U-54...
- Anchusa arvensis is a plant species of the genus Anchusa. Its common names include small bugloss and annual bugloss. This is a hairy annual herb which...
- Anchusa barrelieri, Barrelier's bugloss or false alkanet, is a species of plant in the Boraginaceae plant family. It is sometimes used as an ornamental...
- is also used for dyer's bugloss (Alkanna tinctoria) and common bugloss (Anchusa officinalis). Green alkanet is an introduced species in the British Isles...
- Alkanet or common bugloss, Anchusa officinalis **** alkanet or field gromwell, Lithospermum arvense False alkanet, Anchusa barrelieri Green alkanet,...
- HMS Anchusa (later renamed Silverlord and Sir Edgar) was a Flower-cl**** corvette that served in the Royal Navy. She was launched in 1941 under the crash...
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