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Taxon: Plantago major L.

Genus: Plantago subgenus: Plantago
Family: Plantaginaceae tribe: Plantagineae. Also placed in: Veronicaceae
Nomen number: 28788
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:112. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 13-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 07-Jan-2003
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • broadleaf plantain   (Source: Names Beetle ) – English
  • common plantain   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • greater plantain   (Source: F BritStace ) – English
  • large plantain   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • plantain   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • lisan al-hamal   (Source: Weeds Egypt . 1984) – Arabic
  • grand plantain   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • plantain majeur   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Breitwegerich   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • tanchagem-maior   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • lantana-maior   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • podorožnik bol'šoj   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Transliterated Russian
  • llantén   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • llantén común   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • llantén major   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • groblad   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized weed

      Other:
  • origin Eurasia

References:

  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85.
  • Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31.
  • Boulos, L. & M. N. El-Hadidi. 1984. The weeds of Egypt.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. 1974. The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables.
  • Cody, W. J. 1996. Flora of the Yukon Territory.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2.
  • Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978–. Flora de Veracruz.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973–. Flora of Ecuador.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1998–. Flora de la República de Cuba.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Liogier, A. H. 1981–. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  • Liogier, H. A. 1984–. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Migahid, A. M. 1988–1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. 12(1):402 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(1):402.
  • Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody. 1980. Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Reitz, R., ed. 1965–. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1979–. Flora fanerogámica del Valle de México.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the flora of Yemen.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Images:

  • GRIN Images of germplasm accessions.
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds or fruits: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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