plumbagineous

Plumbagineous

Plum`ba*gin"e*ous\, 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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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