a widely distributed family of plants distinguished by circinate flowers and nutlike fruit
The Borage plant family is in the class Magnoliopsida, subclass Asteridae, order Lamiales. It is characterized by hairy foliage, usually alternate and simple; flowers are funnel-shaped or tubular. Some of the species contain PYRROLIZIDINE ALKALOIDS.
An order of gamopetalous dicotyledonous plants, which includes borage.