Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Gentiana saponaria L. image
Photographer: Kitty Kohout           

Botanical Illustration
Family Gentianaceae
Gentiana saponaria L.
[Excluded] harvest-bells, soapwort gentian
Gentiana: named after Gentius, King of Illyria, who around 500 B.C. found the roots of the herb yellow gentian or bitterwort to have a healing effect on his malaria-stricken troops
saponaria: sometimes called soapwort, the name derives from the Latin sapo, "soap," for its soap-producing qualities
Status: Excluded
(Glossary)

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