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Genus: Lavandula L.

Family: Lamiaceae subfamily Nepetoideae tribe Ocimeae
Altfamily: Labiatae
Common name: lavender
Genus number: 6567
Last updated: 27-May-2010
Comment: all 39 accepted species are in GRIN.

Complete List of Accepted Species Records.

References for genus:

  • Upson, T. & S. Andrews. 2004. The genus Lavandula. (Gen Lavandula)
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar

Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~) for genus:

Check other nomenclature databases for Lavandula:

  • ING: Index Nominum Genericorum
  • NCU-3e: Names in Current Use for Extant Plant Genera

Subdivisions of genus Lavandula:

Subgenus Section Subsection Series Subseries
Fabricia Chaetostachys
Fabricia Hasikenses
Fabricia Pterostoechas
Fabricia Subnudae
Lavandula Dentatae
Lavandula Lavandula
Lavandula Stoechas
Sabaudia Sabaudia



Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (25 November 2015)

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