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Boraginaceae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 31633

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Lennoaceae
 
  Common Name(s): borage [English]
 
    bourraches [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae   
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
          SuperdivisionEmbryophyta   
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                   ClassMagnoliopsida   
                      SuperorderAsteranae   
                         OrderBoraginales   
                            FamilyBoraginaceae  – borage, bourraches  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Alkanna Tausch  
                               Genus Amsinckia Lehm. – fiddleneck 
                               Genus Anchusa L. – bugloss 
                               Genus Antiphytum DC. ex Meisn. – saucerflower 
                               Genus Asperugo L. – German-madwort, madwort 
                               Genus Borago L. – borage 
                               Genus Bothriospermum Bunge  
                               Genus Brunnera Steven  
                               Genus Buglossoides Moench  
                               Genus Carmona Cav. – scorpionbush 
                               Genus Cerinthe L. – honeywort 
                               Genus Coldenia L.  
                               Genus Cryptantha Lehm. ex G. Don  
                               Genus Cynoglossum L. – hound's tongue 
                               Genus Cynoglottis (Gusul.) Vural & Kit Tan  
                               Genus Dasynotus I.M. Johnst. – whitethroat 
                               Genus Echium L. – viper's bugloss 
                               Genus Eriodictyon Benth. – yerba santa 
                               Genus Eritrichium Schrad. ex Gaudin – alpine forget-me-not 
                               Genus Hackelia Opiz – stickseed 
                               Genus Harpagonella A. Gray – grapplinghook 
                               Genus Lappula Moench – stickseed 
                               Genus Lindelofia Lehm.  
                               Genus Lithospermum L. – stoneseed 
                               Genus Mertensia Roth – bluebells 
                               Genus Myosotidium Hook. – giant forget-me-not 
                               Genus Myosotis L. – forget-me-not 
                               Genus Nama L. – fiddleleaf 
                               Genus Nonea Medik. – monkswort 
                               Genus Omphalodes Mill. – navelwort 
                               Genus Onosma L.  
                               Genus Onosmodium Michx. – marbleseed 
                               Genus Pectocarya DC. ex Meisn. – combbur, combseed 
                               Genus Pentaglottis Tausch  
                               Genus Plagiobothrys Fisch. & C.A. Mey. – popcornflower 
                               Genus Pulmonaria L. – lungwort 
                               Genus Symphytum L. – comfrey 
                               Genus Trigonotis Steven  
                               Genus Turricula J.F. Macbr.  
                               Genus Wigandia Kunth  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Christian Feuillet  
  Notes: Associate Research Botanist, National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 166, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA   
  Reference for: Boraginaceae    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: bourraches[French]   
       
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/research/APweb/   
  Reference for: Boraginaceae   
       
  Source: Boraginaceae and Hydroleaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Boraginaceae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Boraginaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Boraginaceae   
       
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA. http://plants.usda.gov   
  Reference for: Boraginaceae   
       
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