Plantago

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

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'Plantago' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/plantago/). Accessed 2019-12-10.

Family

  • Plantaginaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

calyx
(pl. calyces) Outer whorl of the perianth. Composed of several sepals.
capsule
Dry dehiscent fruit; formed from syncarpous ovary.
corolla
The inner whorl of the perianth. Composed of free or united petals often showy.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Plantago' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/plantago/). Accessed 2019-12-10.

A genus of over 250 species, nearly all of them herbs. Flowers small and inconspicuous, borne in heads or spikes. Calyx and corolla four-lobed. Fruit a many-seeded capsule.

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