from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of boraginaceous plants of the tribe Borageæ and the subtribe Lithospermeœ, characterized by having bractless or very slightly bracted flower-clusters, an almost naked corolla of bell-funnel shape, and obliquely attached nutlets.

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  • noun a genus of herbs belonging to the family Boraginaceae that grow in temperate regions and have blue or purple flowers shaped like funnels


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