8116.000 Plantago L.

Description of the genus

Herbs. Flowers 4-merous, inconspicuous, in cylindric spikes (in ours) or in heads, mostly bisexual.

Worldwide: c. 270 species, cosmopolitan

Zimbabwe: 3 taxa.

Plantago lanceolata

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
lanceolata L.C,EDescription, Image
major L.N,W,C,EDescription, Image
palmata Hook. f.EDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Plantago:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Plantago
Flora of Malawi: Plantago
Flora of Zambia: Plantago

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Plantago
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Plantago
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Plantago
Wikipedia: Plantago
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Plantago
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Plantago

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Plantago.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1360, retrieved 15 August 2022

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