Definition of Family plumbaginaceae
1. Noun. Perennial herbs and shrubs and lianas; cosmopolitan especially in saltwater areas.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Primulales, Primulales
Member holonyms: Genus Plumbago, Armeria, Genus Armeria, Genus Limonium, Limonium
Derivative terms: Plumbaginaceous
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Literary usage of Family plumbaginaceae
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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"family plumbaginaceae. Plumbago Family. Includes about 10 genera and nearly 350 species of wide distribution, a large portion of them maritime herbs. ..."
2. Wild Flowers of New York by Homer Doliver House (1918)
"In Bergen swamp, Genesee county, occurs a form with linear-lanceolate leaves, i to 3 inches long. Plumbago family plumbaginaceae Seaside Lavender; ..."