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'''Plantain''' is a kind of herbacious plant that produce a fruit similar to [[banana]]s, only fimer and starchier.<ref name="wikipedia">[[Wikipedia:Plantain|"Plantain"]] on [[Wikipedia:Main page|Wikipedia]]</ref>
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'''Plantain''' is a kind of herbacious plant that produce a fruit similar to [[banana]]s, only firmer and starchier.<ref name="wikipedia">[[Wikipedia:Plantain|"Plantain"]] on [[Wikipedia:Main page|Wikipedia]]</ref>
   
 
Plantain has healing properties, and is used in wizarding remedies: dried plantain leaves are used in the [[The Famous French Method for the Bite of a Mad Dog|treatment of mad dog bites]].<ref name="GFf">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)]]'' - see [[:File:ACollectionofAboveThreeHundredReceiptsinCookery,Physick,andSurgery.jpg|this image]]</ref><ref name="googlebooks">[http://books.google.pt/books?id=OYQEAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=pt-PT#v=onepage&q&f=false "''A Collection of Above Three Hundred Receipts in Cookery, Physick, and Surgery''"] (pp. 178-179) at [http://books.google.pt/books?hl=pt-PT Google Books]</ref>
 
Plantain has healing properties, and is used in wizarding remedies: dried plantain leaves are used in the [[The Famous French Method for the Bite of a Mad Dog|treatment of mad dog bites]].<ref name="GFf">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)]]'' - see [[:File:ACollectionofAboveThreeHundredReceiptsinCookery,Physick,andSurgery.jpg|this image]]</ref><ref name="googlebooks">[http://books.google.pt/books?id=OYQEAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=pt-PT#v=onepage&q&f=false "''A Collection of Above Three Hundred Receipts in Cookery, Physick, and Surgery''"] (pp. 178-179) at [http://books.google.pt/books?hl=pt-PT Google Books]</ref>

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Plantain
Species information
Endemic to

Southeast Asia, South Asia

Related to

Banana

Leaves

Large and strong, can exceed two metres in length

Fruits

Plantain, a kind of banana

Usage

Medicine, food

Plantain is a kind of herbacious plant that produce a fruit similar to bananas, only firmer and starchier.[1]

Plantain has healing properties, and is used in wizarding remedies: dried plantain leaves are used in the treatment of mad dog bites.[2][3]

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