Family: Boraginaceae

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Last Modified 03/22/2013

List of Boraginaceae Genera

References to Boraginaceae

  • Cafferty, S.; Jarvis, C. E. 2004. Typification of Linnaean plant names in Boraginaceae. Taxon 53: 799-805.
  • Corbet, S. A. 1979. Humidity, nectar and insect visits to flowers, with special reference to Crataegus, Tilia, and Echium. Ecol. Entomol. 4: 9-22.
  • Corbet, S. A. 1988. Vibratory pollen collection and flower form: bumble-bees on Actinidia, Symphytum, Borago and Polygonatum. Funct. Ecol. 2: 147-155.
  • Diane, N. 2002. A systematic analysis of Heliotropium, Tournefortia, and allied taxa of the Heliotropiaceae (Boraginales) based on ITS1 sequences and morphological data. Amer. J. Bot. 89: 287-295.
  • Diez, M. J. 1994. A general survey of pollen types in Anchusa L. (Boraginaceae) in relation to taxonomy. Acta Botanica Gallica 141: 233-242.
  • Foerther, H. 1998. The infrageneric classification of the genus Heliotropium L. and its status within the subfamily Heliotropiodeae (Schrad.) Arn. (Boraginaceae). Sendtnera 5: 35-241. (In German)
  • Foote, K. 2002. Blue-weed (Echium vulgare L.). New York Flora Association Newsletter 13: 3-8.
  • Frick, B. 1984. The biology of Canadian weeds 62. Lappula squarrosa. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 64: 375-386.
  • Gadella, T. W. J. 1984. Notes on Symphytum (Boraginaceae) in North America. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 71: 1061-1067.
  • Heinken, T. 2000. Dispersal of plants by a dog in a deciduous forest. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 122: 449-467.
  • Hilger, H. H. 2004. Molecular systematics of Boraginaceae tribe boragineae based on ITS1 and trnL sequences, with special reference to Anchusa s.l. Ann. Bot. (London) 94: 201-212.
  • Jaarsma, T. A. 1989. Chemotaxonomy of the Symphytum officinale agg. Boraginaceae. Pl. Syst. Evol. 167: 113-128.
  • Klemow, K. M. 2002. The biology of Canadian weeds. 116. Echium vulgare L. Canad. J. Pl. Sci. 82: 235-248.
  • Klemow, K. M.; Raynal, D. J. 1985. Demography of two facultative biennial plant species in an unproductive habitat.
  • Klinkhamer, P. G. 1999. Genetic variation in floral traits of Echium vulgare. Oikos 85: 515-522.
  • Korbecka, G. 2003. Characterization of six microsatellite loci in Echium vulgare (Boraginaceae). Molecular Ecology Notes 3: 274-276.
  • Lawrence, J. R. 1937. A correlation of the taxonomy and the floral anatomy of certain of the Boraginaceae. Amer. J. Bot. 24: 433-444.
  • Leiss, K. A. 2005. Spatial distribution of nectar production in a natural Echium vulgare population: Implications for pollinator behaviour. Basic and Applied Ecology 6: 317-324.
  • Macior, L. W. 1968. Pollination adaptation in Pedicularis canadensis. Amer. J. Bot. 55: 1031-1035. (other genera as well)
  • Macior, L. W. 1978. Pollination ecology of vernal angiosperms. Oikos 30: 452-460.
  • Mack, R. N. 2003. Plant naturalizations and invasions in the eastern United States: 1634-1860. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 90: 77-90.
  • Mackenzie, K. K. 1905. Onosmodium. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 32: 495-506.
  • Melser, C. 2001. Selective seed abortion increases offspring survival in Cynoglossum officinale (Boraginaceae). Amer. J. Bot. 88: 1033-1040.
  • Melser, C. 1999. Late-acting inbreeding depression in both male and female function of Echium vulgare (Boraginaceae). Heredity 83: 162-170.
  • Moore, J. A. 1936. Morphology of the gynobase in Mertensia. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 17: 749-752.
  • Munoz, R. A. 2005. Airborne behaviour of Echium pollen. Aerobiologia 21: 125-130.
  • Nikiforova, O. D. 2001. System of the genus Myosotis (Boraginaceae). Bot. Zhurn. St. Petersburg 86: 77-86. (In Russian)
  • Nuzzo, V. A.; McClain, W.; Strole, T. 1996. Fire impact on groundlayer flora in a sand forest. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 136: 207-21.
  • Pemberton, R. W.; Irving, D. W. 1990. Elaiosomes on weed seeds and the potential for myrmecochory in naturalized plants.
  • Pringle, J. S. 2004. Nomenclature of the Virginia-bluebell, Mertensia virginica (Boraginaceae). Sida 21: 771-775.
  • Pusateri, W. P.; Blackwell, W. H. 1979. The Echium vulgare complex in eastern North America, Castanea 44: 223-229.
  • Rademaker, M. C. J. 1997. Pollen dynamics of bumble-bee visitation on Echium vulgare. Funct. Ecol. 11: 554-563.
  • Ray, P. M.; Chisaki, H. F. 1957. Studies on Amsinckia. I. a synopsis of the genus, with a study of heterostyly in it.
  • Salisbury, E. J.; Preston, G. H. 1949. Note on fruit size and viability in Lithospermum officinale. Kew Bull. 4: 153-155.
  • Sandbrink, J. M. 1990. Phylogenetic relationships in the genus Symphytum L. Boraginaceae. Proc. Kon. Nederl. Akad. Wetensch., C, 93: 295-334.
  • Schoen, D. J. 1997. Evolutionary history of the mating system in Amsinckia (Boraginaceae). Evolution 51: 1090-1099.
  • Selvi, F. 1996. The ultimate types of Anchusa L. and Lycopsis L. (Boraginaceae). Taxon 45: 305-307.
  • Smith, E. F. 1879. Trimorphism in Lithospermum canescens, Lehm. Bot. Gaz. 4: 168-169.
  • Southwick, E. E. 1981. Nectar production composition energetics and pollinator attractiveness in spring flowers of western New York USA. Amer. J. Bot. 68: 994-1002.
  • Sprague, T. A. 1928. The correct spelling of certain generic names. II. Kew Bull. 1928: 285-96.
  • Stroh, G. 1935. Myosotis micrantha Pallas. Ein Beitrag zur Nomenklaturfrage. Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin 12: 471-473. (In German)
  • Turner, B. L. 1995. Synopsis of the genus Onosmodium (Boraginaceae). Phytologia 78: 39-60.
  • Williams, L. O. 1937. A monograph of the genus Mertensia in North America. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 24: 17-159.
  • Wilson, C.; Gurevitch, J. 1995. Plant size and spatial pattern in a natural population of Myosotis micrantha.
  • Winkworth, R. C. 2002. The origins and evolution of the genus Myosotis L. (Boraginaceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 24: 180-193.
  • de Jong, T. J. 1986. Flowering behaviour of the monocarpic perennial Cynoglossum officinale L. New Phyt. 103: 219-229.
  • de Jong, T. J.; Klinkhamer, P. G. L. 1989. Limiting factors for seed production in Cynoglossum officinale.