: a genus of annual or perennial sometimes shrubby herbs (family Plumbaginaceae) with leaves usually radical and flowers in cymose panicles or spikes and subtended by scaly bracts see sea lavender

Word History


New Latin, from Greek leimōnion sea lavender, from leimōn meadow

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“Limonium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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