S. bulbosum Schim., Flora (Regensb.), VIII (1825) 17; Boiss., Fl. Or., IV (1875) 176; Hayek, Prodr. Fl. Penins. Balc., II (1928) 56; Paw}., Fl. Eur., Ill (1972) 105 — Горско зарасличе
Fam: BORAGINACEAE JUSS.
Genus: SYMPHYTUM L.
Species: Symphytum bulbosum Schim.
English Name: bulbous comfrey
Perennial plants with creeping root and almost round grow tubers. The stem is 15 – 40 (50) cm high, simple or weakly branched out, dense wooly with short locks and turned upside down or spread bristles. The leafs are 3 – 15 cm long, 1 – 7 cm wide, oval up to elliptical-lance. All leafs are densely bristling on the top side. The racemes are little-blossom and shaggy. The calyx is 5 – 7 mm long, bristly and woolly. The corolla is (7) 8 – 10 (12) mm long, yellow colored, with straight corolla parts; the stems of the stamen are longer or even than the pollinators. The column bristles out from the corolla. The walnuts are 3 – 4 mm long, dark brown colored, with warts.
Flowering Time: April - May
Origin: „Флора на НР България”, том IX, БАН, София, (1989)
Distribution in Bulgaria:
These plants grow in shady and damp places, in woodland and bushes, as well in the plains, as foothills and mountains in all appropriate floristic regions in Bulgaria from sea level up to 1800 m altitude. Conspectus of the Bulgarian Vascular Flora = conspectus&gs_l= Zlc
South Europe (eastern of Corsica island).
Conservation status and threats: not protected species in Bulgaria by theBiodiversity Law; Законодателство на Република България: Закон за биологичното разнообразие
Medical plant: it is not medical plant - http://lex.bg/laws/ldoc/2134916096
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