Carl von Linné, 1753
Albania, Altay, Austria,
Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Russia, Czechoslovakia,
Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland,
Italy, Kazakhstan, Krasnoyarsk, Krym, Mongolia, Netherlands, North Caucasus,
Norway, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus,
Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, West Siberia, Yugoslavia
Medium - Maximum
Greenish / Brownish-Red
Woodland Figwort, Common
Figwort, Knoldet Brunrod, Knoten-Braunwurz
Scrophularia cechica, Opiz.
Scrophularia foetida, Wydler.
Scrophularia foetida, Garsault.
Scrophularia halleri, Gueldenst. ex Ledeb.
Scrophularia hemschinica, K.Koch.
Scrophularia italica, Mill.
Scrophularia major, Bubani.
Scrophularia nodosa var. montana, Stiefelh.
Scrophularia sckellii, Spreng.
Scrophularia serrulata, Small.
Scrophularia ternata, Schur.
Scrophularia wirtgenii, W.D.J.Koch ex Opiz.
This member of the
was given this name by Carl von Linné in 1753. It is found in Europe and Asia, growing in a
rich soil with quite some water and some sun. The caudex can grow to
four centimetres in diameter, the entire plant
from 30 to 100 centimetres in height. The flowers are greenish outside
and brownish red inside.
The genera name from Latin:
scrophulae; a gland disease at pigs; skrofa, with this
plant could cure. The species name from Latin; nodosa; 'knotty,
joint' for the roots.