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Boraginaceae

Boraginaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Lamiales
Family:Boraginaceae
Genera
Actinocarya[?]
Adelocaryum[?]
Afrotysonia[?]
Alkanna[?] (alkanets)
Amblynotus[?]
Amphibologyne[?]
Amsinckia[?] (fiddlenecks)
Anchusa[?] (bugloss)
Ancistrocarya[?]
Anoplocaryum[?]
Antiotrema[?]
Antiphytum[?] (saucerflower)
Arnebia[?]
Asperugo[?] (madwort)
Auxemma[?]
Borago[?] (borage)
Bothriospermum[?]
Bourreria[?] (strongback)
Brachybotrys[?]
Brunnera[?]
Buglossoides[?]
Caccinia[?]
Carmona[?] (scorpionbush)
Cerinthe[?]
Chionocharis[?]
Choriantha[?]
Cordia Craniospermum[?]
Cryptantha[?]
Cynoglossopsis[?]
Cynoglossum[?]
Cynoglottis[?]
Cysostemon[?]
Dasynotus[?]
Decalepidanthus[?]
Echiochilon[?]
Echiostachys[?]
Echium[?]
Ehretia[?] (anacuas)
Elizaldia[?]
Embadium[?]
Eritrichium[?] (alpine forget-me-not)
Gastrocotyle[?]
Gyrocaryum[?]
Hackelia[?] (stickseed)
Halacsya[?]
Heliocarya[?]
Heliotropium[?] (heliotrope)
Heterocaryum[?]
Huynhia[?]
Ivanjohnstonia[?]
Ixorhea[?]
Lacaitaea[?]
Lappula[?]
Lasiarrhenum[?]
Lasiocaryum[?]
Lepechiniella[?]
Lepidocordia[?]
Lindelophia[?]
Lithodora[?]
Lithospermum[?]
Lobostemon[?]
Macromeria[?]
Maharanga[?]
Mairetis[?]
Mattiastrum[?]
Mertensia[?] (bluebells)
Metaeritrichium[?]
Microcaryum[?]
Microula[?]
Mimophytum[?]
Moltkia[?]
Moltkiopsis[?]
Moritzia[?]
Myosotidium[?]
Myosotis[?] (forget-me-nots)
Neatostema[?]
Nesocaryum[?]
Nogalia[?]
Nomosa[?]
Nonea (monkswort)
Ogastemma[?]
Omphalodes[?] (navelwort)
Omphalolappula[?]
Omphalotrigonotis[?]
Onosma[?]
Onosmodium[?]
Oxyosmyles[?]
Paracaryum[?]
Pardoglossum[?]
Patagonula[?]
Pectocarya[?]
Pentaglottis[?]
Perittostema[?]
Plagiobothrys[?] (popcornflower)
Pseudomertensia[?]
Psilolaemus[?]
Pteleocarpa[?]
Pulmonaria[?]
Rindera[?]
Rochefortia[?]
Rochelia[?]
Rotula[?]
Saccellium[?]
Scapicephalus[?]
Selkirkia[?]
Sericostoma[?]
Sinojohnstonia[?]
Solenanthus[?]
Stenosolenium[?]
Stephanocaryum[?]
Suchtelenia[?]
Symphytum (comfreys)
Thaumatocaryum[?]
Thyrocarpus[?]
Tianschaniella[?]
Tiquilia[?]
Tournefortia[?] (soldierbush)
Trachelanthus[?]
Trachystemon[?]
Trichodesma[?]
Trigonocaryum[?]
Trigonotis[?]
Ulugbekia[?]
Valentiniella[?]
Ref: Delta (http://biodiversity.uno.edu/delta/angio/www/boragina.htm) 2002-09-01

Boraginaceae is commonly known as the borage family after one of its members. It includes a variety of shrubs, trees, and herbs, totalling about 2,000 species in 100 genera found worldwide. A number of familiar plants belong to this family.

Most though not all members of this family have hairy leaves.

Species:

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