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Image of Plantago lanceolata (LlantÚn / LlantÚn menor). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Plantago lanceolata

Region Metropolitana, Parque Nacional El Morado, Chile
Altitude: 1920-2030 m. 11 13, 2006

 

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Species:  Plantago lanceolata L.
Family:  Plantaginaceae Identification OK   
Order:  Plantaginales
Chilean Name:  LlantÚn , LlantÚn menor
English Name:  Buckthorn plantain
German Name: 
Russian Name: 
Record:  0148
About 26 Plantago in Chile and 13 in our data base.
About 27 Plantaginaceae in Chile and 12 in our data base.

 

Medicinal   
1st Region:
Lat: 18░ - 21░
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21░ - 26░
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26░ - 29░
Main Cities: Copiapˇ, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29░ - 32░
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32░ - 33░
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33░- 34░
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34░ - 35░
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35░ - 36░
Main Cities: Talca, Curicˇ.
8th Region:
Lat: 36░ - 38░
Main Cities: Concepciˇn, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38░ - 39░
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucˇn.
10th Region:
Lat: 39░ - 44░
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44░ - 49░
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49░- 55░
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15░ C even  -20░ C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months).     Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.     Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).   Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.   
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m
   Perennial     

Foreign    Frequent

Height: 60 cm.

No ornamental value (C)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Plantago lanceolata (LlantÚn / LlantÚn menor). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Plantago lanceolata

Region Metropolitana, Parque Nacional El Morado, Chile
Altitude: 1920-2030 m. 11 13, 2006

 

DESCRIPTION

Plant type: Perennial

Height: 60 cm.

 

Image of Plantago lanceolata (LlantÚn / LlantÚn menor). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Plantago lanceolata

Region Metropolitana, Parque Nacional El Morado, Chile
Altitude: 1920-2030 m. 11 13, 2006

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Coastal areas, 0 - 500 m

 

Watering conditions:

Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).
Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.

 

Light conditions:

Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.

 

Image of Plantago lanceolata (LlantÚn / LlantÚn menor). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Plantago lanceolata

VII Region, Las Lomas, Chile
Altitude: 400-600 m. 12 30, 2005

 

USES

No ornamental value (C)

 

Useful properties:

Medicinal

 

 

 

Image of Plantago lanceolata (LlantÚn / LlantÚn menor). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Plantago lanceolata

VII Region, Las Lomas, Chile
Altitude: 400-600 m. 12 30, 2005

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 7, even 6b. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-15░ C even -20░ C), it can be covered by snow for months (1 - 8 months).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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More photos (3) of Plantago lanceolata L. available here

More species from the same Plantaginaceae family in our data base:

Plantago australis subsp. cumingiana (LlantÚn / LlantÚn mayor)

Plantago barbata

Plantago firma

Plantago grandiflora

Plantago lanceolata (LlantÚn / LlantÚn menor)

Plantago litorea

Plantago rancaguae

Plantago sp. #1069

Plantago sp. #1210

Plantago sp. #1287

Plantago sp. #1678

Plantago uniglumis

 

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