Definition of Plantago psyllium

1. Noun. Plantain of Mediterranean regions whose seeds swell and become gelatinous when moist and are used as a mild laxative.

Exact synonyms: Fleawort, Psyllium, Spanish Psyllium
Generic synonyms: Plantain

Lexicographical Neighbors of Plantago Psyllium

Planck unit
Planck units
Planckian
Planera
Planet X
Planococcus
Planococcus citri
Plantae
Plantagenet
Plantagenet line
Plantaginaceae
Plantaginales
Plantago lanceolata
Plantago major
Plantago media
Plantago psyllium (current term)
Plantago rugelii
Plantago virginica
Plantation walking horse
Plaque Index
Plaquenil
Plasmodiidae
Plasmodiophora
Plasmodiophoraceae
Plasmodium aethiopicum
Plasmodium brazilianum
Plasmodium cathemerium
Plasmodium durae
Plasmodium juxtanucleare

Literary usage of Plantago psyllium

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. C.E. Hobbs' Botanical Hand-book: Of Common Local, English, Botanical and by Charles E. Hobbs (1876)
"Pl. and Fl. orn. ; Sd. sticky, see Lycopodium selago. see Alisma Plantago. tt n tt see Plantago psyllium. tt tt tt Ls.ref. diu. sub-sty. ast. ano.a-eme. ..."

2. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Plantago media L. Hoary plantain; Lamb's-tongue Herbaceous perennial Ballast, waste ground and lawns. Plantago psyllium L. Flaxseed plantain; ..."

3. Select Extra-tropical Plants by Ferdinand von Mueller (1895)
"Plantago psyllium, Linn£. Countries around the Mediterranean Sea, extending to Austria and Persia. An annual herb. The seeds render water very mucilaginous, ..."

4. C.E. Hobbs' Botanical Hand-book: Of Common Local, English, Botanical and by Charles E. Hobbs (1876)
"Pl. and Fl. orn. ; Sd. sticky, see Lycopodium selago. see Alisma Plantago. tt n tt see Plantago psyllium. tt tt tt Ls.ref. diu. sub-sty. ast. ano.a-eme. ..."

5. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"Plantago media L. Hoary plantain; Lamb's-tongue Herbaceous perennial Ballast, waste ground and lawns. Plantago psyllium L. Flaxseed plantain; ..."

6. Select Extra-tropical Plants by Ferdinand von Mueller (1895)
"Plantago psyllium, Linn£. Countries around the Mediterranean Sea, extending to Austria and Persia. An annual herb. The seeds render water very mucilaginous, ..."

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