Definitions

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  • adjective Plumier (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Plumier's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Plumier, but especially French botanist Charles Plumier.

Examples

  • Poor in plant species; the most characteristics examples are: Scaevola plumieri, Portulaca pilosa, Cakile lanceolata, Cyperus planifolius, Sporobolus virginicus, Ipomoea pes-capreae and Euphorbia buxifolia.

    Araya and Paria xeric scrub

  • Many commercial fishes, which sustain subsistence and artisan fisheries, are associated to Venezuelan mangroves, including catfishes (Arius herzbergii, Cathorops spixii); snooks (Centropomus undecimalis, C. ensiferus); mullets (Mugil curema, M. liza); and mojarras (Diapterus plumieri, D. rhombeus, Gerres cinereus).

    Coastal Venezuelan mangroves

  • With Mariscus congestus, Sporobolus virginicus, Scaevola plumieri, Ipomoea pes-caprae brasiliensis, and other trailing and stoloniferous plants on recently formed dunes.

    KwaZulu-Cape coastal forest mosaic

  • This salutary drug of South America was formerly attributed to the Brucea ferruginea which grows in Abyssinia, to the Magnolia glauca, and to the Magnolia plumieri.

    Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America

  • This salutary drug of South America was formerly attributed to the Brucea ferruginea which grows in Abyssinia, to the Magnolia glauca, and to the Magnolia plumieri.

    Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 3

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