Definition of Genus Plumbago
1. Noun. Shrubs and herbs and woody vines of warm regions: leadwort.
Group relationships: Family Plumbaginaceae, Leadwort Family, Plumbaginaceae, Sea-lavender Family
Member holonyms: Plumbago, Leadwort, Plumbago Europaea
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Plumbago
Literary usage of Genus Plumbago
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."