Definition of 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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plumbaginaceae
Literary usage of Plumbaginaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, F. W. Oliver (1895)
"The capsules of Primulaceae are many-seeded, those of plumbaginaceae are ... The plumbaginaceae are represented by large numbers of species on the shores of ..."
2. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"... and plumbaginaceae, together containing about 850 species, approximately equally distributed among the three families. The families are closely ..."
3. Annals of Botany (1901)
"... of the plumbaginaceae (*), iv. 236. pilosus, pollination (*), v. 389. Armeria (*), iv. ; of Ceratostigma, ..."