Plantago major from Kashmir, very commonly growing especially in moist situations on roadsides, gardens and meadows. Photographed from Balgarden, Srinagar on June 15, 2010.
English: Broadleaf plantain, Common plantain, Greater plantain, Plantain,
French: Grand plantain, Plantain majeur
Spanish: Llantén, Llantén común, Llantén major
Kashmir: Gul isafghol
Punjab: Ghuzbe, Karet
Used as pot-herb; used in wound-healing; Also used in piles, skin troubles, diarrhoea and other diseases.
Dr. Gurcharan Singh
Retired Associate Professor
SGTB Khalsa College, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007
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