boraginaceous

boraginaceous

(bəˌrædʒɪˈneɪʃəs)
adj
(Plants) of, relating to, or belonging to the Boraginaceae, a family of temperate and tropical typically hairy-leaved flowering plants that includes forget-me-not, lungwort, borage, comfrey, and heliotrope
[C19: from New Latin Borāgināceae, from Borāgō genus name; see borage]
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Boraginaceous seeds were reported from India (Table 12) and assigned a Paleocene age based on the presence of these same seeds, this age assignment was arbitrary and cannot be considered reliable.
Toxic pyrrolizidine alkaloids of certain Boraginaceous plants.
Apart from Amsinckia, many genera in the Boraginaceae contain distylous members, for example, Anchusa, Arnebia, Cordia, Cryptantha, Echioides, Lithodora, and Lithospermum (Ganders 1979), but distyly is unknown in other Boraginaceous genera.