Foxglove (Digitalis L.) - the type of herbaceous plants of the family Gobiidae (Plantaginaceae) in the twentieth-century systems usually classified trędownikowatych family (Scrophulariaceae). Type has 21 species, occurring mainly on the Mediterranean, Europe and western Asia. Belong to him, biennials and perennials. The species is typical of Digitalis purpurea L.
Uncut, whole and skrętolegle positioned on the stalk. Butt-end gathered in a rosette, narrowed in the tail, the lower stem krótkoogonkowe, upper seating.
Large pituitary grow in the corners, the group gathered in the peak. Crown flower without spurs, with an open mouth, from the top flattened. Chalice pięcioząbkowy or pięciodzielny. Four rods of filaments naked, dwusilne (ie that the two rods are placed above and two below).