Nat. ord., Crassulaceae.

Wall Pennywort. Navelwort.

Characters. - Stock perennial, almost woody. Radical and lower leaves on long stalks, fleshy, orbicular, broadly crenate, and more or less peltate. Flowering stems erect, from 6 inches to 1 foot high, simple or slightly branched, leafy at the base only, and bearing a long raceme of pendulous, yellowish-green flowers. Calyx very small. Corolla cylindrical, about 3 lines long, becoming afterwards somewhat enlarged, with 5 short teeth, and enclosing the stamens and carpels.

A proving of this was published in the Brit. Journ. of Horn., vol. ii.

Part employed. - The fresh leaves.

Preparation. - Tincture (dilute alcohol),

Average loss of moisture, 93 per cent,