Lavandula stoechas L.

Common name

English: French Lavender

German: Schopflavendel

Portuguese: Rosmaninho

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Lamiales (158)

        Family: Lamiaceae (89) (family description)

          Genus: Lavandula (5)

           Epithet: stoechas L. (2)

Synonyms: Lavandula approximata Gand., Lavandula corsica Gand., Lavandula debeauxii Gand., Lavandula fascicularis Gand.

corsica => from Corsica, France

debeauxii => in honor of Jean-Odon Debeaux (1826-1910), french pharmacist, naturalist and plant collector

fascicularis => from the Latin, fasciculus, meaning a little bundle

stoechas => from the Iles d'Hyères, or ancient Stoechades, a group of islands off southern France

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: purple

External links

Check for Lavandula stoechas at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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