Taxon profile


Greater Plantain
Plantago major L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Lamiales »  family Plantaginaceae »  genus Plantago - plantain

Scientific synonyms

Plantago halophila Bickn.
Plantago major subsp. intermedia (DC.) Arcang.
Plantago major var. intermedia (DC.) Pilger
Plantago major var. pachyphylla Pilger
Plantago major var. pilgeri Domin
Plantago major var. scopulorum Fries & Broberg

Other names

= Broadleaf Plantain
= Buckhorn Plantain
= Common Plantain
= Great Plantain
= Greater Plaintain
= Large Plantain
= Ribgrass

Least Concern


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Plantago major subsp. winteri (Wirtg.) W. Ludwig

Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (23. 1. 2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Plantago major L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Plantago major L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Plantago major]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Plantago major L.]
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Checklist of vascular plants of the Czech Republic, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Plantago major L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2014

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