Linum usitatissimum L.

Common name

English: Common Flax

German: Gemeiner Lein

Mandarin: 亚麻 (ya ma)

Portuguese: Linho

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Linales (5)

        Family: Linaceae (5) (family description)

          Genus: Linum (5)

           Epithet: usitatissimum L. (1)

Synonym: Linum humile Mill.

humile => of low growth

usitatissimum => very ordinary or common

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Linum usitatissimum at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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