Plantago lanceolata L.

Common name

English: Buckhorn Plantain

German: Spitzwegerich

Mandarin: 长叶车前 (chang ye che qian)

Portuguese: Tanchagem-das-boticas

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Plantaginales (8)

        Family: Plantaginaceae (8) (family description)

          Genus: Plantago (6)

           Epithet: lanceolata L. (1)

Synonym: Plantago altissima auct. non L.

altissima => very high (referring to altitude), (altus, high)

lanceolata => lancet-like in form

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: green, white

External links

Check for Plantago lanceolata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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