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Limonium sinuatum

Limonium sinuatum (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Caryophyllales
Familia: Plumbaginaceae
Subfamilia: Staticoideae
Tribus: Staticeae
Genus: Limonium
Species: Limonium sinuatum

Name

Limonium sinuatum (L.) Mill.

References

* Gard. dict. ed. 8: Limonium no. 6. 1768
* USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. 100512


Vernacular names
English: Perennial sea-lavender

Limonium sinuatum, commonly known as wavyleaf sea-lavender, is a Mediterranean plant species in the family Plumbaginaceae. It is occasionally seen on the California coast where it is an introduced species and landscaping escapee.

Description

This is a perennial herb growing from a woody rhizome. The oblong, lobed leaves are up to 16 centimeters long including winged petioles. The inflorescence is a stiff, hairy panicle of flower bunches up to half a meter tall. The flower has blue-lavender sepals and pale yellow to white petals.

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