Borage (Family Boraginaceae)
The Family Boraginaceae, the Borage or Forget-me-not Family,
includes a variety of shrubs, trees, and herbs, totaling about 2,000
species in 146 genera found worldwide.
The Family Boraginaceae is very cosmopolitan being distributed
throughout the tropical, subtropical, and temperate regions of the
world (although there are fewer species in cool temperate and tropi-
cal regions), with the strongest concentration in the Mediterranean
Members of Family Boraginaceae are used as ornamentals, pot
herbs, dyes for wood, stone, medicines, wines and cosmetics, and
some important honey plants.
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