Plant Family


Family CN: Borage Family
Family Code: BORAGI
Family Parent: [in BORAGINALES]
Family Authority: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
Summary: A family of about 155 genera and ca. 3200 species, herbs, shrubs, and trees, nearly cosmopolitan (Al-Shehbaz 1991).
Reference: Nazaire & Hufford (2012); Ferguson (1998); Diane, Förther, & Hilger (2002); Hilger & Diane (2003); Al-Shehbaz (1991)=Z throughout the family; Wilson (1960a); Constance (1963). Key to genera based on RAB, C, and Z. [see also EHRETIACEAE, HELIOTROPIACEAE, HYDROLEACEAE, and HYDROPHYLLACEAE]
Last Updated: 2020-01-01
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