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Plantago ovata Forsskal

Synonyms

Plantago albicans, Plantago argentea, Plantago declinata, Plantago decumbens, Plantago ispaghula, Plantago lanata, Plantago microcephala, Plantago monspeliensis, Plantago trichophylla, Plantago villosa

Common names

Desert Indianwheat, Lesan al hamal, rubla

Extract from Wikipedia article

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. According to Calflora plantago ovate is native to California.[+]

LinkDesert Indianwheat (Plantago ovata or may be boissieri) in Uwaynat Bin Husayn near Simaisma. Qatar, February 28, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSmall plant of plantain (Plantago ovata(?)) in a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, November 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkFlowers of desert indianwheat (Plantago ovata) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, January 29, 2016
LinkDesert indianwheat (Plantago ovata) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, January 29, 2016
LinkPlant of desert indianwheat (Plantago ovata) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, January 29, 2016
LinkDesert indianwheat (Plantago ovata) on rocky soil in a silty depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, February 6, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkDesert indianwheat (Plantago ovata) in a silty depression near a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, February 27, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkDesert indianwheat (Plantago ovata) with seeds in a silty depression near a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, February 27, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar

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