family Boraginaceae


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Noun1.family 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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The Iranian borage (Echium amoenum) is a multi-annual plant originating from the family Boraginaceae [4].
belongs to family Boraginaceae with about 50 species distributed to North temperate region, from South to Mexico and Afghanistan, growing at altitudes between 1660 and 5330 m in Himalaya [1].