In most members of this Family, there is no seedpod.
There are four seeds inside the calyx.
Mertensia with Seeds
The Boraginaceae Family includes the following genera:
Alkanna, Anchusa, Arnebia, Borago, Cerinthe, Cryptanthe, Cynoglossum, Echium, Eritrichium, Heliotropium, Lithospermum, Mertensia, Myosotis, Omphalodes, Pulmonaria, Rindera, Symphytum, Tournefourtia.
The ovary of plants in this Family is superior, with two parts, often becoming four with a dividing membrane. Each part has one nutlet, held upright or horizontally inside the calyx.
Some examples of seedpods of plants in this Family are:
Borago Cerinthe Cynoglossum Myosotis Symphytum
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