Plantago


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Noun1.Plantago - type genus of the family PlantaginaceaePlantago - type genus of the family Plantaginaceae; large cosmopolitan genus of mostly small herbs
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Plantaginaceae, Plantaginaceae, plantain family - cosmopolitan family of small herbs and a few shrubs; most are troublesome weeds
plantain - any of numerous plants of the genus Plantago; mostly small roadside or dooryard weeds with elliptic leaves and small spikes of very small flowers; seeds of some used medicinally
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We tested the difference in preference among local populations and among metapopulations by comparing the numbers of Plantago and Veronica preferring families (omitting families with no preference) using contingency tables.
Other important species were Bromus japonicus, a cool-season, annual grass; Poa secunda, a cool-season, perennial grass; Sporobolus cryptandrus, a warm-season, perennial grass; Festuca octoflora, a cool-season, annual grass; Plantago patagonica, a cool-season, annual forb; and Opuntia polyacantha, a warm-season, succulent.
Here I present results of a study designed to estimate the mating system, magnitude of inbreeding depression, the relationship between fitness and inbreeding level, and the variation among maternal plants in inbreeding depression in one population of partially self-fertilizing Plantago coronopus.
Plantain (Plantago rugelii and Plantago lanceolata)
Some mucilaginous seeds, such as chia, were traditionally used to make a refreshing drink, while plantago (also known as psyllium seed) provides the active ingredient in the fiber supplement Metamucil.
Reit wrth ochr y lon darmac roedd hi'n braf gweld y meillion coch yn gwenu'n siriol arna i, ac ychydig yn nes draw roedd llydan y ffordd (Plantago major; Greater Plantain) a'i flodau wedi hen hadu.
The most diverse genera were Senecio (28 species), Calamagrostis (21), Poa (21), Nototriche (19), Gentianella (13), Valeriana (13), Werneria (10), Lupinus and Astragalus with nine species each, Festuca and Plantago with eight species each, Mniodes and Ranunculus with seven each; Geranium, Neobartsia, Oxalis, Perezia, Pycnophyllum, and Xenophyllum with six each; Cerastium, Hypochaeris, Sisyrinchium and Viola with five each (Table 3).
Isabgol (Plantago ovate Forsk) has been used in medicines sice ancient times, but it has only been cultivated as a medicinal plant in recent decades (Choudhary et.al.2014).
Globally, garlic, ginger, santalum, plantago, ginseng, rhodiola extract, red clover extract, and soy extract are some of the most widely used botanical supplements.
Intercropping of Isabgol (Plantago ovata L.) and lentil as influenced by drought stress.
Induction of CAT and POD activities under salt stress has also been reported in tomato, sugar beet, and Plantago [18].