Genus Plantago

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notation PlanPla
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definition Distribution: This genus consists of c. 265 species that have a cosmopolitan distribution, especially in temperate regions, from coastal to high altitudes. In Australia there are 33 species (25 species endemic, 8 species naturalisted) that are distributed in all states.

Description: The species in this family are annual or perennial herbs that are pilose or glabrous except for the hairs in the leaf axis.

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Pollen Morphology: The pollen produced by this genus are circular in shape and are between 20-25um in size. These grains have 5-12 pores scattered all over and they are 4-5um in size, circular and are surrounded by a thick down ring. There is also a dark dot visible in the centre of the pore. These grains have a verrucate surface texture.
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