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The Collaborative International Dictionary

Navelwort \Na"vel*wort`\, n. (Bot.) A European perennial succulent herb ( Cotyledon umbilicus), having round, peltate leaves with a central depression; -- also called pennywort, and kidneywort.


Navelwort is a common name for two different plant genera:-

  • Omphalodes
  • Umbilicus

Usage examples of "navelwort".

The Kidneywort or Navelwort (Cotyledon Umbilicus) is a remarkably succulent plant, mostly to be found on moist rocks and walls in the high-lying districts in the west of England.