Borago L.

1 species naturalized Aust.; NSW, Vic., S.A., WA

*Borago officinalis L.

Annual, hispid herb up to 1.5 m high. Leaves elliptic to ovate, up to 20 cm long. Flowers in loose, bracteate monochasia. Sepals c. 1 cm long. Corolla blue, with scales in the throat, 15–30 mm diam. Articles rugose. Receptacle flat. Naturalized in a few places near Sydney. Introd. from Europe. Fl. spring. Borage