Goodyera pubescens
Plantain Plan"tain, n. [F., fr. L. plantago. Cf. {Plant}.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Plantago}, but especially the {Plantago major}, a low herb with broad spreading radical leaves, and slender spikes of minute flowers. It is a native of Europe, but now found near the abode of civilized man in nearly all parts of the world. [1913 Webster]

{Indian plantain}. (Bot.) See under {Indian}.

{Mud plantain}, a homely North American aquatic plant ({Heteranthera reniformis}), having broad, reniform leaves.

{Rattlesnake plantain}, an orchidaceous plant ({Goodyera pubescens}), with the leaves blotched and spotted with white.

{Ribwort plantain}. See {Ribwort}.

{Robin's plantain}, the {Erigeron bellidifolium}, a common daisylike plant of North America.

{Water plantain}, a plant of the genus {Alisma}, having acrid leaves, and formerly regarded as a specific against hydrophobia. --Loudon. [1913 Webster]


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  • Goodyera pubescens — ID 37702 Symbol Key GOPU Common Name downy rattlesnake plantain Family Orchidaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Goodyera pubescens (Willd.) R. Br. — Symbol GOPU Common Name downy rattlesnake plantain Botanical Family Orchidaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Goodyera pubescens (Willd.) R. Br. — Symbol GOPU Common Name downy rattlesnake plantain Botanical Family Orchidaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Goodyera — Goodyera …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Goodyera — Netzblatt Die Rosettenblätter vieler Netzblatt Arten besitzen eine auffällige Musterung; hier das Kriechende Netzblatt (Goodyera repens) Systematik …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Goodyera —   Goodyera Goodyera obl …   Wikipedia Español

  • Goodyera — Goodyera …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Goodyera repens —   Goodyera repens …   Wikipedia Español

  • Goodyera — Taxobox name = Goodyera image width = 250px image caption = The flowers of Goodyera repens , sometimes called creeping lady s tresses or dwarf rattlesnake plantain regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales… …   Wikipedia

  • Goodyera — (G. R. Br.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Orchideae Neottieae Physuridae, Gynandrie, Monandrie L.; Arten: G. bis color, G. pubescens, in Amerika, G. repens, in Deutschland, andere in Ostindien etc …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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