Genera within a family

Family: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
PLUMBAGINACEAE (La)
Plumbago Family(Wf)
plumbum, = lead; -ago, = indicates resemblance or connection, ‘kind of’’. plumbago, = a species of lead ore, black-lead, plumbago, also called molybdaena; (a species of lead-ore, also a plant, leadwort, so called from the colour of the flowers)
(ld, BL, Ox)
LIMONIUM (G)
Sea-Pink(Le) Papierblom
limus, = slime, mud, mire; leimon, = meadow; -ium, = ‘characteristic of’, hence indicates connection or resemblance. lemōnion, = sea lavender. (many species grow in salt marshes)
(ld, BL, Le)