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Symphytum caucasicum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Boraginales
Family: Boraginaceae
Subfamily: Boraginoideae
Genus: Symphytum
Type species
Symphytum officinale

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Symphytum is a genus of flowering plants in the family Boraginaceae. Its species are known by the common name comfrey. There are up to 35 known species.[1] Some species and hybrids, particularly S. officinale and S. × uplandicum, are used in gardening and herbal medicine.

Species include:


  1. ^ Miranda, Kimberley (9 July 2010). "Symphytum". Retrieved 23 April 2017. 
  2. ^ "Symphytum ibericum". Retrieved 23 April 2017. 

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