Definition of Plumbaginaceae

1. Noun. Perennial herbs and shrubs and lianas; cosmopolitan especially in saltwater areas.


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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plumbaginaceae

Ploceus
Ploceus philippinus
Plotinian
Plotinic
Plotinist
Plotinists
Plotinus
Plott hound
Plotz bacillus
Plough
Plough Monday
Plough Sunday
Plovdiv
Plow Monday
Plowright
Plumbaginaceae
Plumbaginales
Plumbago europaea
Plumeria
Plumeria acutifolia
Plumeria alba
Plumiera
Plummer's dilator
Plumularia
Plutarch
Plutarchian
Plutarchs
Pluteaceae
Pluteus aurantiorugosus
Pluteus cervinus

Literary usage of Plumbaginaceae

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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, ..."

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