- any plant of the genus Anchusa, of the borage family, several species of which are cultivated for their blue or purplish flowers that resemble forget-me-nots.
Origin of anchusa
Examples from the Web for anchusa
Historical Examples of anchusa
In this specimen a raceme of small flowers was included within the enlarged pericarp of a species of Anchusa.Vegetable Teratology
Maxwell T. Masters
The two British Alkanets (Anchusa) are interesting plants, though not very common.Field and Woodland Plants
William S. Furneaux
My garden is at present amazingly blue with Dropmore Alkanet (Anchusa).