Plantaginaceae Juss.
Plantago lanceolata L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 1: 113 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Habitat in Europae campis sterilibus."
  • Comment: Not known when first naturalised, but see P.M.Kloot, J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 10 (1987) 239 with reference to plantings in 1837.
Decaisne, J. in Candolle, A.L.P.P. de (ed.) (1852), Plantaginaceae. Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 13(1): 714 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (20 October 1853), First general report of the Government Botanist on the vegetation of the colony. Victoria - Parliamentary Papers- Votes and Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly: 17 [secondary reference]
Bentham, G. (1870), Flora Australiensis 5: 138 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1888), Key to the System of Victorian Plants 1: 534 [secondary reference]
Hamilton, A.G. (1892), On the effect which settlement in Australia has produced upon indigenous vegetation. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 26: 236 [secondary reference]
Rodway, L. (1903), The Tasmanian Flora: 153 BHL [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 396 [secondary reference]
common name: Rib-grass [n/a]
Black, J.M. (1929), Bignoniaceae - Compositae. Flora of South Australia 4: 532, Fig. 229 [secondary reference]
common name: Ribwort [n/a] common name: Ribgrass [n/a]
Pilger, R.K.F. in Engler, H.G.A. (1937), Das Pflanzenreich 102: 313-327 [secondary reference]
Black, J.M. & Robertson, E.L. (1957), Flora of South Australia Edn. 2, 4: 792, Fig. 1121 [secondary reference]
common name: Ribwort [n/a] common name: Ribgrass [n/a]
Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D. & Carolin, R.C. (1962), Handbook of the Vascular Plants of the Sydney District and Blue Mountains: 361 [secondary reference]
common name: Rib Grass [n/a] common name: Rib-wort [n/a]
Curtis, W.M. (1967), Angiospermae: Plumbaginaceae to Salicaceae. The Student's Flora of Tasmania 3: 560 [secondary reference]
common name: Ribwort [n/a]
Burbidge, N.T. & Gray, M. (1970), Flora of the Australian Capital Territory: 333, Fig. 338. [secondary reference]
common name: Lamb's Tongue [n/a] common name: Ribgrass [n/a] common name: Ribwort Plainain [n/a]
Willis, J.H. (1973), A Handbook to Plants in Victoria Edn. 2, 2: 604 [secondary reference]
common name: Lamb's-tongue [n/a] common name: Ribwort [n/a]
Briggs, B.G., Carolin, R.C. & Pulley, J.M. (1977), Plantaginaceae. Flora of New South Wales, National Herbarium of New South Wales 181: 11-13 [secondary reference]
common name: Ribgrass [n/a] common name: Ribwort [n/a] common name: Lamb's Tongues [n/a] common name: Plantain [n/a]
Cunningham, G.M., Mulham, W.E., Milthorpe, P.L. & Leigh, J.H. (1981), Plants of Western New South Wales: 618 [secondary reference]
common name: Plantain [n/a] common name: Lamb's Tongue [n/a] common name: Ribgrass [n/a] common name: Ribwort [n/a]
Jacobs, S.W.L. & Pickard, J. (1981), Plants of New South Wales: 175 [secondary reference]
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 154 [secondary reference]
Gray, M. & Michael, P.W. (1986), List of plants collected at the old Flemington Saleyards, Sydney, New South Wales. Plant Protection Quarterly 1(4): 140 [secondary reference]
common name: Ribwort [n/a]
Ross, E.M. in Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1986), Plantaginaceae. Flora of South-eastern Queensland 2: 471, Fig. 65B [secondary reference]
common name: Ribwort [n/a] common name: Common Plaintain [n/a]
Dunlop, C.R. (1987), Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Northern Territory. Technical Report: Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory 26: 59 [secondary reference]
Rye, B.L. in Marchant, N.G., Wheeler, J.R., Rye, B.L., Bennett, E.M., Lander, N.S. & Macfarlane, T.D. (1987), Plantaginaceae. Flora of the Perth Region 1: 569 [secondary reference]
common name: Ribwort Plantain [n/a]
Brown, M.J. in Banks, M.R., Smith, S.J., Orchard, A.E. & Kantvilas, G. (ed.) (1991), A synopsis of the genus Plantago L. in Tasmania. Aspects of Tasmanian Botany - a tribute to Winifred Curtis: 71 [secondary reference]
Briggs, B.G. in Harden, G.J. (ed.) (1992), Plantaginaceae. Flora of New South Wales 3: 595, pl.29 [secondary reference]
common name: Plantain [n/a] common name: Lamb's Tongues [n/a]
Green, P.S. in Wilson, A.J.G. (ed.) (1994), Norfolk Island & Lord Howe Island. Flora of Australia 49: 325 [secondary reference]
common name: Plantain [n/a]
Hyland, B.P.M., Gray, B. & Elick, R.W. in Cooper, W.E. & Cooper, W.T. (1994), Appendix I: Provisional Species List. Fruits of the Rainforest: 310 [secondary reference]
Jeanes, J.A. in Walsh, N.G. & Entwisle, T.J. (ed.) (1999), Plantaginaceae. Flora of Victoria 4: 469, Fig. 91f [secondary reference]
common name: Ribwort [n/a]
Wheeler, J.R., Marchant, N.G. & Lewington, M. (2002), Dicotyledons. Flora of the South West 2: 796 [secondary reference]
common name: Ribwort Plantain [n/a]
CHAH (2011), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Plantago lanceolata L. var. lanceolata legitimate taxonomic synonym: Plantago dubia L. legitimate taxonomic synonym: Plantago lanceolata var. dubia (L.) Wahlenb. legitimate doubtful taxonomic synonym: Plantago lanceolata var. eriophylla Decne. legitimate doubtful taxonomic synonym: Plantago lanceolata subvar. eudubia Pilg. legitimate
  • APC Comment: Plantago lanceolata var. lanceolata and P. lanceolata var. dubia are recognised as distinct in SA.
  • APC Dist.: WA (naturalised), NT (naturalised), SA (naturalised), Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised), LHI (naturalised), NI (naturalised), ACT (naturalised), Vic (naturalised), Tas (naturalised)
Barrett, Russell & Tay, Eng Pin (2016), Perth Plants: a Field Guide to the Bushland and Coastal Flora of Kings Park and Bold Park Edn. 2: 336-337, photos 6-8 [secondary reference]
common name: Ribwort Plantain [n/a]
de Salas, M.F. & Baker, M.L. (2016), A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 62 [secondary reference]