Echium vulgare L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Distribution
Echium vulgare (rights holder: Jaroslav Koleček) © Jaroslav Koleček

Common Viper's Bugloss

Viper's bugloss got its name from the fact that the stigma resembles the split tongue of a snake. In fact, people used to believe that viper's bugloss could be used to heal snake bites. The personal Greek physician of Emperor Nero wrote in the year 100 that when consumed while drinking wine, its root not only helped heal snake bites but even prevented one from being bitten! The seeds from this pla... Text © Copyright Ecomare

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Definition
Parent Taxon
Echium
Global Pollen Project UUID
35c50722-feb9-4362-80a3-6e5ba62bbd9a
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

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