- 1807, Andrónico de Rodas, The paraphrase of an anonymous Greek writer (page 25)
- To live indeed is common also to plants; but we now investigate the peculiar work of man, so that the consideration about the plantal life must be dismissed.
- 1871, George Chaplin Child, The great architect (page 263)
- This sudden glimpse of the richness of southern vegetation is very delightful to a wanderer from Northern Europe who sees it for the first time, and it forms one of the most striking transitions in the aspect of plantal life […]
plant + -al