Plantago holosteum Scop.

First published in Fl. Carniol., ed. 2, 1: 108 (1771)
This name is a synonym of Plantago subulata

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Hassemer, G., Meudt, H. & Rønsted, N. (2017). Nomenclatural and taxonomic notes on Mediterranean narrow-leaved plantains (Plantago section Maritima, Plantaginaceae). Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 72: 197-205. [Cited as Plantago subulata.]
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1976). Flora Europaea 4: 1-505. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Plantago subulata.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens. [Cited as Plantago holosteum.]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at and
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