Definition of boraginaceous in English:
Relating to or denoting plants of the borage family (Boraginaceae).
- Adult ithomiines experimentally reared without access to poisonous Eupatorieae secretions, including those of decomposing foliage of boraginaceous plants, are palatable.
- Towards the sea, a second, lower plateau has more sandy soils, with open ground hosting the diminutive allseed and yellow centaury, plus the delicate white flowers of the boraginaceous Omphalodes linifolia.
- Certain boraginaceous plants have an established place in herbal medicine, the most important being borage, comfrey, and lungwort.
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