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Cynoglossum amabile ‘Firmament’

 

Chinese Forget-me-not

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderLamialesAromatic herbs and shrubs, including lavender, lilac, olive, jasmine, ash, teak, snapdragon, sesame, psyllium, garden sage, mint, basil, and rosemary
FamilyBoraginaceaeBorages or forget-me-nots
GenusCynoglossumGreek for “dog’s tongue” from kynos, “dog,” and glossa, “a tongue”
Speciesamabile
Cultivar‘Firmament’

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Cynoglossum amabile ‘Firmament’ description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 10 Jan 2011.

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Cynoglossum amabile (Chinese Forget-me-not)

9/7/2010 · Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Boylston, MA
≈ 15 × 10" (39 × 26 cm)