Definition of Genus Plumbago

1. Noun. Shrubs and herbs and woody vines of warm regions: leadwort.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Plumbago

genus Plectorrhiza
genus Plectranthus
genus Plectrophenax
genus Pleione
genus Pleiospilos
genus Plesianthropus
genus Plesiosaurus
genus Plethodon
genus Pleurobrachia
genus Pleuronectes
genus Pleurosorus
genus Pleurothallis
genus Pleurotus
genus Plicatoperipatus
genus Ploceus
genus Plumbago (current term)
genus Plumeria
genus Pluteus
genus Pluvialis
genus Pluvianus
genus Poa
genus Podalyria
genus Podargus
genus Podiceps
genus Podilymbus
genus Podocarpus
genus Podophyllum
genus Poecilocapsus
genus Poecilogale
genus Poephila

Literary usage of Genus Plumbago

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1. A Dictionary of medical terminology, dental surgery, and the collateral sciences by Chapin Aaron Harris, Ferdinand James Samuel Gorgas (1882)
"A plant of the genus Plumbago. Leaf. Folium. Leafstalk. The petiole. Loan'now*. Emaciation. Leap'iiig Ague. A disease said to be peculiar to Scotland, ..."

2. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Leaves mostly entire : stipules none. chiefly indigenous to the Old World ; the genus Plumbago, of warm climates, with gamopetalous A small and unimportant ..."

3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"476 *), it is the pericarp; in Salvia glutinosa (fig. 4761), and the various species of the genus Plumbago, such as Plumbago Capensis (fig. ..."

4. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"... of Mahometan writers must therefore be considered to refer to the genus Plumbago, and not to any particular species. ..."

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