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Related to Boraginaceae: Hydrophyllaceae, Scrophulariaceae
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Noun1.Boraginaceae - a widely distributed family of plants distinguished by circinate flowers and nutlike fruit
plant family - a family of plants
order Polemoniales, Polemoniales - Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae; in some classifications includes the order Scrophulariales
Borago, genus Borago - perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region
Amsinckia, genus Amsinckia - rough annual herbs of Europe and the Americas: fiddlenecks
genus Anchusa - rough and hairy Old World herbs
Cordia, genus Cordia - tropical deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
Cynoglossum, genus Cynoglossum - a large genus of tall rough herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae
Echium, genus Echium - a genus of bristly herbs and shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
genus Hackelia, genus Lappula, Hackelia, Lappula - stickweed; beggar's lice
genus Lithospermum, Lithospermum - annual or perennial herbaceous or shrubby plants; cosmopolitan except Australia
genus Mertensia, Mertensia - a genus of herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae that grow in temperate regions and have blue or purple flowers shaped like funnels
genus Myosotis, Myosotis - forget-me-nots; scorpion grass
genus Onosmodium, Onosmodium - a genus of North American perennial herbs of the family Boraginaceae
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Pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) constitute a group of heterocyclic compounds naturally occurring in a wide variety of plants, mostly Asteraceae, Boraginaceae and Fabaceae (Roeder 1995).
THIS member of the Boraginaceae family is a wonderful hardy annual for our gardens as it likes full sun and can tolerate temperatures down to minus 5C, although that is unlikely in our warmer winters.
Leguminous and non-leguminous forage species used for the experiment Family Common name Botanical name Rhizophoraceae Dawata Carallia integerrima Euphorbiaceae Kebella Aporosa lindeliyana Boraginaceae Imbul Ceiba perntandra Moraceae Jak fruit Artocarpus heterophyllus Leguminoseae Ipil ipil Leucaena leucocephala Leguminoseae Glirizidia Gliricidia sepium Table 2.
No carbonised seeds were present, but very small uncarbonised nutlets of Boraginaceae (Alkanna cf.
Koch X BORAGINACEAE (Borage Family) Cryptantha minima Rydb.
The Forget-me-not family, Boraginaceae, contains some 200 Genus and 2500 species and has some wonderful representatives that can be grown in our gardens.
Botanical families, species and voucher number of the plants used in this study Family Species Abbreviation Number Euphorbiaceae Croton campestris MECC #7095 Boraginaceae Cordia verbenacea MECV #044171 Lamiaceae Ocimum gratissimum MEOG #3978 Family Herbarium Euphorbiaceae UFRN Boraginaceae Prisco Bezerra-UFC Lamiaceae Dardano Andrade Lima-URCA Table II Diameter of Inhibition zones (mm) derived of light-mediated antimicrobial activity of methanol extracts from Croton campestris, Ocimum gratissimum and Cordia verbenaceae SA6538 UV- UV+ Enhancement (%) MECC 5 [+ or -] 0 8 [+ or -] 0 60 MEOG 5 [+ or -] 0 12 [+ or -] 2 140 MECV 5 [+ or -] 0 12 [+ or -] 0 140 NOR (a) 26 [+ or -] 1 35.
Legumes (8 species) were most frequently represented in the diet followed by Rubiaceae, Verbenaceae, and Boraginaceae (2 species each).
Lessing Th Asteraceae 15 Begonia picta Smith He Begoniaceae 16 Cynoglossum glochidiatum Wallich ex Th Boraginaceae Benth 17 Cassia mimosoides L.