1. Family: Boraginaceae Juss.
    1. Buglossoides Moench

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Europe, Medit. to E. Asia.

    [FTEA]

    Boraginaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1991

    Habit
    Annual setulose to strigulose herbs with simple to much-branched stems
    Flowers
    Flowers in terminal bracteate cymes
    Calyx
    Calyx divided almost to the base, ± strongly accrescent in fruit
    Corolla
    Corolla white to blue or purple; throat with 5 longitudinal bands of hairs but with no scales
    Stamens
    Filaments inserted below the middle of the tube; anthers included
    Fruits
    Nutlets subpyriform in outline with ± incurved or almost straight beak, depressed-pyriform in dorsal view with ± bigibbous shoulders in lower half and laterally compressed beak with strong dorsal and ventral keel in upper half, tuberculate-rugose to granular.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Canary Is., Central European Rus, China North-Central, China Southeast, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Manchuria, Morocco, Netherlands, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Amur, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, Cape Provinces, Colorado, Ethiopia, Free State, Illinois, Japan, Kentucky, Lesotho, Northern Provinces, Primorye, Tanzania, Tennessee, Uruguay, Vermont

    Buglossoides Moench appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Petrovic, S. [2469], Serbia K001085946

    First published in Methodus: 418 (1794)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • I.M. Johnston in Journ. Arn. Arb. 35: 38–46 (1954)
    • Meth.: 418 (1794)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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