Heliotropium L.

Common Name: Heliotrope, Cherry-pie

Family: Boraginaceae

Published in: Sp. Pl. 1: 130. 1753.

Other: Lectotype: H. europaeum L. Greek 'helios' = sun, 'trope' = turning - originally it was thought the flower heads turned to the sun - now disproved.

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