Plantago (Plantago pyrophila)

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Plantago fact file

Plantago description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumTracheophyta
ClassEquisetopsida
OrderLamiales
FamilyPlantaginaceae
GenusPlantago (1)

Information on Plantago pyrophila is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Plantago status

Plantago pyrophila has yet to be classified by the IUCN. However, although very restricted in distribution and only known from three collections, this species is probably not especially vulnerable as there is no obvious threat to its habitat (2).

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References

  1. Tropicos – Missouri Botanical Garden (February, 2012)
    http://www.tropicos.org
  2. Villarroel Segarra, D. and Wood, J.R.I. (2011). Plantago pyrophila (Plantaginaceae), a new species from the cerrados of Eastern Bolivia. Kew Bulletin 66(3).
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© Darwin Initiative Project 162- 11-010

JRI Wood
jriwood@hotmail.com

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