Limonium

noun

Li·​mo·​ni·​um
līˈmōnēəm
: 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

Etymology

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

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“Limonium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Limonium. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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