Definition of Limonium
1. Noun. Sea lavender.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Plumbaginaceae, Leadwort Family, Plumbaginaceae, Sea-lavender Family
Member holonyms: Marsh Rosemary, Sea Lavender, Statice
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limonium
Literary usage of Limonium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"limonium, Sea-lavender. The Characters are ; • It bath a ... BP Small Sea-la- vender, wiu an Olive-leaf. jn a Spike. 4. limonium ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1903)
"limonium limbatum Small, which has recently come under the notice of the author, may serve as an example. This plant seems to be known only from near the ..."
3. The Practice of medicine on Thomsonian principles ... and a materia medica by John W. Comfort (1853)
"MARSH ROSEMARY. (Statia limonium) THIS plant, the root of which is used for medical purposes, is found only in salt marshes. ..."
4. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States: Including the District by Asa Gray (1868)
"... an ancient name given to this or some other herb, on account of it» astringency.) 1. S. limonium, L. Leaves oblong, ..."
5. A Practical treatise on materia medica and therapeutics by Roberts Bartholow (1882)
"Statice limonium.—Marsh rosemary. (Not official.) The root. A decoction ( 3" j—Oj) may be used—dose, 3 8S— 3" j. A fluid extract is prepared—dose, ..."