As nouns the difference between alkane and alkanet
is that alkane
is while alkanet
is , a plant whose root is used as a red dye.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(organic chemistry) Any of saturated hydrocarbons including methane, ethane and compounds with long carbon chain known as paraffins etc., having a chemical formula of the form CnH2n+2.
, a plant whose root is used as a red dye.
The dyeing matter extracted from the plant, giving a deep red colour.
Other plants of the genus.
((common bugloss)), a similar plant.
((bastard alkanet) or (field gromwell)).
((green alkanet)), a blue-flowered plant with evergreen leaves.
The American puccoon.