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Boraginaceae A.L. de Jussieu. Borage Family.

Key to Boraginaceae

As here more narrowly circumscribed, a family of about 85 genera and 1600-1700 species, herbs (and a few shrubs), nearly cosmopolitan (Weigend et al. in Kadereit & Bittrich 2016).

Ref: Al-Shehbaz (1991); Constance (1963); Diane, Förther, & Hilger (2002); Ferguson (1998); Hilger & Diane (2003); Kadereit & Bittrich (2016); Khoshsokhan-Mozaffar, Sherafati, and Kazempour-Osaloo (2018); Nazaire & Hufford (2012); Weigend et al. In Kadereit & Bittrich (2016); Wilson (1960a). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Borago officinalis | Original Image ⭷