Myosotidium

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Lamiales
Familia: Boraginaceae
Subfamilia: Boraginoideae
Genus: Myosotidium
Species: Myosotidium hortensia

Name

Myosotidium Hook.

Myosotidium is a genus of plants belonging to the family Boraginaceae. This genus is represented by the single species Myosotidium hortensia, the Chatham Islands forget-me-not, which is endemic to the Chatham Islands, New Zealand.

Myosotidium hortensia is a fleshy herb with large orbicular somewhat fleshy leaves and bearing numerous blue flowers in the late spring. It is much planted as a garden ornamental flower in New Zealand and elsewhere.

References

1. ^ "Taxon: Myosotis hortensia Decne.". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?24811. Retrieved 2008-07-20.

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