borage family

borage family

noun
any member of the plant family Boraginaceae, typified by herbaceous plants, shrubs, and trees having simple, alternate, hairy leaves and usually blue, five-lobed flowers in a cluster that uncoils as they bloom, including borage, bugloss, and forget-me-not.
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borage family

noun
a widely distributed family of plants distinguished by circinate flowers and nutlike fruit [syn: Boraginaceae
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