EPPO Global Database

Borago officinalis(BOROF)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-05-24

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BOROF
  • Preferred name: Borago officinalis
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mediterranean, Macaronesia. Cultivated as an ornamental and medicinal plant, and very widely introduced in most of Europe, Russia to Caucasus, Siberia, Russian Far East and Central Asia, North, Central and South America, New Zealand

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Common names
Name Language
bee plant English (GB)
borage English
common borage English
cool tankard English (GB)
talewort English (GB)
Boretsch German
echter Boretsch German
gemeiner Boretsch German
gemeiner Borretsch German
gurkenkraut German
bourrache commune French
bourrache officinale French
alcohelo Spanish
borraga común Spanish
borraina Spanish
borraja Spanish
borraja común Spanish
borragine comune Italian
borrana comune Italian
bernagie Dutch
gewone bernagie Dutch
borrage Portuguese
borragem Portuguese
borragem-comum Portuguese
chupa-mel Portuguese
gurkört Swedish
stofferblomma Swedish
vanlig gurkört Swedish
ボラゴ Japanese
ボリジ Japanese
ルリジサ Japanese
borago Japanese
boriji Japanese
rurijisa Japanese
огуречник лекарственный Russian
hjulkrone Danish
agurkurt Norwegian
rohtopurasruoho Finnish
hodan Turkish
ogórecznik lekarski Polish
borágó Hungarian
shaja mjekësore Albanian
shajë Albanian
пореч Bulgarian
borraina Catalan
borratja Catalan
ljekoviti oštrolistac Croatian
brutnák lékařský Czech
harilik kurgirohi Estonian
βορατσίνο Greek
ārstniecības gurķene Latvian
vaistinė agurklė Lithuanian
fidloqqom Maltese
boranţă Romanian
limba mielului Romanian
otrăţel Romanian
borák lekársky Slovak
огірочник лікарський Ukrainian