Alkanna corcyrensis A species reported to be found only in the Ionian Islands and in south Albania. It is a perennial plant growing on limestone rocks and it is commonly found on dry stone walls in Corfu.
Alkanna tinctoria - Dyer's alkanet This is a low growing species found on dry uncultivated ground or on sand dunes in coastal areas.
ANCHUSA - Alkanet The plants in this genus have long funnel-shaped flowers with the throat closed by scales or hairs. 2 species recorded from Corfu.
Anchusa undulata ssp hybrida - This annual, or sometimes biennial, species is found on dry grounds, such as sandy coasts, olive groves and on cultivated land.
ANCHUSELLA 2 species reported from Corfu.Anchusella (Anchusa) cretica - A common annual plant growing along roadsides and on cultivated land.
Borago officinalis - Borage Borage is an annual plant found in dry and sunny places, often growing close to old house ruins. The plant has a long tradition as a salad herb and it has also been used for flavouring drinks and as a medicinal plant and it is therefore possible that it is not native to Corfu but have been introduced here.BUGLOSSOIDES - Gromwell A genus with funnel-shaped or tubular flowers with spreading petals. The flowers have 5 hairy strings inside the corolla tube. 1 species reported from Corfu. Buglossoides (Litospermum) purpurocaerulea - Purple gromwell The purple gromwell is a perennial found in woodland margins and among shrubs.
CERINTHE - Honeyworths The leaves of the plants belonging to this genus are generally smooth and the two upper leaves are clasping the stem. The flowers are long and funnel-shaped without hairs or scales in the throat. 1 (3) species grows in Corfu.Cerinthe major - Honeywort A common annual plant found along roadsides, on cultivated land and field margins in early spring.
CYNOGLOSSUM - Hound's tongue The plants in this genus have funnel-shaped flowers with the throat closed by scales. 2 species reported from Corfu.
Cynoglossum cherifolium -Cynoglossum creticum - Blue hound's tongue The blue hound's tongue is a biennial species growing in moist soil on cultivated, fallow or waste land, in olive-groves and in vineyards and along roadsides.
Heliotropium europaeum - Heliotrope The white flowered heliotrope is an annual plant found growing on waste ground, cultivated and fallow land and along roadsides. There are 3 similar species found on Corfu, H. dolosum & H. suaveolens, both of which have scented flowers wich H. europaeum has not.
MYOSOTIS - Forget-me-nots The flowers of the forget-me-nots are small, saucer shaped, often light blue with yellow pimples in the throat-opening. The leaves can be either hairy or hairless. Many species in this genus look very similar. 2 (3) species found on Corfu.Myosotis ramosissima - Early scorpion grass, early forget-me-not A small annual species found growing in fairly dry places among low vegetation.