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Desert Indianwheat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Plantago
Species: P. ovata
Binomial name
Plantago ovata

Plantago ovata (Desert Indianwheat, Blond Psyllium; syn. Plantago brunnea Morris, Plantago fastigiata Morris, Plantago gooddingii A. Nels. & Kennedy, Plantago insularis Eastw., Plantago insularis Eastw. var. fastigiata (Morris) Jepson, Plantago insularis Eastw. var. scariosa (Morris) Jepson, Plantago minima A. Cunningham) is a medicinal plant native to Western Asia and Southern Asia.

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Plantago ovata


Classification System: APG II (down to family level)

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiospermae
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids I
Ordo: Lamiales
Familia: Plantaginaceae
Tribus: Plantagineae
Genus: Plantago
Subgenus: P. subg. Psyllium
Sectio: P. sect. Albicans
Species: Plantago ovata


Plantago ovata Forssk.


  • Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica. Sive Descriptiones Plantarum, Quas per Aegyptum Inferiorem et Arabium Felicem Detexit, Illustravit Petrus Forskal. Prof. Haun. Post Mortem Auctoris editit Carsten Niebuhr. Accedit Tabula Arabiae Felicis Geographico-Botanica. Kjob 31. 1775
  • USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Data from 07-Oct-06]. [1]
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