belonging to the Plumbaginaceae, the leadwort family of plants.
Compare leadwort family.
Origin of plumbaginaceous
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of, relating to, or belonging to the Plumbaginaceae, a family of typically coastal plants having flowers with a brightly coloured calyx and five styles: includes leadwort, thrift, and sea lavender
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