Thymus mastichina (L.) L.

Common name

German: Mastix-Thymian

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Lamiales (157)

        Family: Lamiaceae (88) (family description)

          Genus: Thymus (3)

           Epithet: mastichina (L.) L. (1)

Synonyms: Majorana tomentosa (Willd.) Stokes, Origanum mastichina (L.) Kuntze, Origanum tomentosum (Willd.) Kuntze

mastichina => similar to mastic, a resinous exudate from Pistacia lentiscus

tomentosa => densely covered with short, soft, tangled hairs

tomentosum => densely covered with short, soft, tangled hairs

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

Flower colour: white

External links

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