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Common name

German: Mastix-Thymian

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Lamiales (174)

        Family: Lamiaceae (93)(family description)

          Genus: Thymus (4)

            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

Check for Thymus mastichina at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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