Taxon: Plantago major L.

 
Genus: Plantago
Subgenus: Plantago
Family: Plantaginaceae
Tribe: Plantagineae
Nomen number: 28788
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:112. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 13-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Jan-2003
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):402. 1999; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Naturalized (widely natzd. weed)

    Other (origin Eurasia)

References:

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?28788. Accessed 22 May 2018.