Family  Boraginaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 160    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
Alternate name:
Number of accepted genera: 117
Type genus: Borago L.
Comments: dicot family

Complete list of genera


  1. Luebert, F. et al. 2016. Familial classification of the Boraginales. Taxon 65:502-522. DOI: 10.12705/653.5

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 15 August 2020.