Plumbagineous
Plumbagineous Plum`ba*gin"e*ous (pl[u^]m`b[.a]*j[i^]n"[-e]*[u^]s), a. (Bot.) Pertaining to natural order ({Plumbagine[ae]}) of gamopetalous herbs, of which Plumbago is the type. The order includes also the marsh rosemary, the thrift, and a few other genera. [1913 Webster]

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  • plumbagineous — adjective Pertaining to natural order (Plumbagineae) of gamopetalous herbs, of which plumbago is the type. The order includes also the marsh rosemary, the thrift, and a few other genera …   Wiktionary

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