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Common name

English: Azores thyme, Cretan thyme

German: Schillernder Thymian

Portuguese: Alecrim-da-serra

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2565)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2463)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2084)

      Order: Lamiales (166)

        Family: Lamiaceae (89)(family description)

          Genus: Thymus (3)

            Epithet: caespititius Brot.(1)

Synonyms: Origanum caespititium (Brot.) Kuntze, Thymus micans Sol. ex Lowe

caespititium => growing in carpet-like patches

caespititius => growing in carpet-like patches

micans => shining, sparkling, glistening

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: pink, white

External links

Check for Thymus caespititius at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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