Sand plantain

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Sand Plantain
Plantago cynops Ypey41-cropped.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Subfamily: Plantagineae
Genus: Plantago
Species: Plantago afra


Sand plantain (Plantago afra),[1] It is generally described as an annual forb. It has two seeds, reddish-brown, narrow-elliptic, shining, 2–3 mm long.It is native to Malta and Mediterranean regions, Afghanistan to Pakistan. .[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Applequist, W. L. 2006. (1714-1715) Proposal to reject the names Plantago psyllium and Plantago cynops (Plantaginaceae). Taxon 55:235–237
  2. Flora of Pakistan

Other websites[change | change source]

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