Plantain sentence example

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  • Of fruit trees the banana and plantain are plentiful and of unusual size.
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  • The small farm produces papaya, string beans, dasheen and plantain.
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  • Pyramidal orchid, dwarf thistle, together with hoary plantain, a pretty relative of a common lawn weed, are seen.
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  • Here we found meadow and bloody cranesbill, creeping jenny and rock stonecrop, as well as hoary plantain in flower.
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  • It has the most prolific population in the UK of the floating water plantain; a rare plant which has legal protection.
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  • Among the short turf, fine grasses, sea plantain, buck's-horn plantain, sea pink and spring squill are prominent.
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  • Water plantain and broad-leaved pondweed can also be seen in the ponds.
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  • Plantain Lily (Funkia) are valuable Japanese plants of the Lily order, of which there are about half a dozen species and numerous varieties.
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  • With plantain lilies, you can enjoy both.
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  • Rattlesnake Plantain (Goodyera) - A beautiful little Orchid, G. pubescens having leaves close to the ground, delicately veined with silver; hardy, distinct, and charming, though its flowers are not showy.
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  • This handmade soap is infused with herbs and includes organic oatmeal, organic pal, olive, and coconut oils, calendula, chickweed, plantain, essential tea tree oils, lavender, and other all-natural organic substances.
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  • Calendula (Calendula officinalis) and plantain (Plantago major) can be used as a mouth rinse to enhance tissue healing.
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  • In Belgium and the north of France flat ropes of aloe fibre (Manila hemp or plantain fibre) are in high repute, being considered preferable by many colliery managers to wire, in spite of their great weight.
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  • Blue flag, snake root, ginseng, lobelia, tansy, wormwood, wintergreen, pleurisy root, plantain, burdock, sarsaparilla and horehound are among its medicinal plants.
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  • Not only are rice and maize, sugar and coffee, among the widely cultivated crops, but the coco-nut, the bread-fruit, the banana and plantain, the sugar-palm, the tea-plant, the sago-palm, the coco-tree, the ground-nut, the yam, the cassava, and others besides, are of practical importance.
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  • Among other trees and shrubs may be mentioned the sumach, the date-palm, the plantain, various bamboos, cycads and the dwarf-palm, the last of which grows in some parts of Sicily more profusely than anywhere else, and in the desolate region in the south-west yields almost the only vegetable product of importance.
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  • On our August 2002 trip we found several new plants, including black nightshade, pink water speedwell, water plantain and dwarf spurge.
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  • The herbs include pignut, adder's-tongue, ribwort plantain, and red clover with yellow rattle, bulbous buttercup and orchids.
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  • Rare plants such as large bitter cress, lanceolate water plantain and elongated sedge grow where the wood is wettest.
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  • Mahi mahi wrapped in plantain leaf and served with a salad of palm heart shavings and green papaya was a delicate mix of flavors.
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  • Current status floating water plantain is found only in Europe.
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  • Peter found plantain on the wicket and got his knife out to remove it.
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  • A large number of insects are found on greater plantain some of which feed on it.
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  • The beans are wrapped in large green plantain leaves to form envelopes.
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  • The plantain baskets, which come stuffed with your choice of garlic shrimp or ground beef, are delicious, as is the black bean soup.
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  • At the launching of a war-canoe living men were tied hand and foot between two plantain stems making a human ladder over which the vessel was pushed down into the water.
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