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Taxon: Lavandula stoechas L.

Genus: Lavandula subgenus: Lavandula section: Stoechas
Family: Lamiaceae (alt. Labiatae) subfamily: Nepetoideae tribe: Ocimeae.
Nomen number: 21685
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:573. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 12-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Jul-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • bush lavender   (Source: Gen Lavandula ) – English   [Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas]
  • common French lavender   (Source: Gen Lavandula ) – English   [Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas]
  • French lavender   (Source: Gen Lavandula ) – English   [Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas]
  • French lavender   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • Italian lavender   (Source: Gen Lavandula ) – English   [Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas]
  • Italian lavender   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • Spanish lavender   (Source: Gen Lavandula ) – English   [Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas]
  • Spanish lavender   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • topped lavender   (Source: Gen Lavandula ) – English   [Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas]
  • topped lavender   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • wild lavender   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • Spaanse laventel   (Source: Gen Lavandula ) – Afrikaans   [Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas]
  • lavande des stoechades   (Source: Gen Lavandula ) – French   [Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas]
  • lavande maritime   (Source: Gen Lavandula ) – French   [Lavandula stoechas subsp. stoechas]
  • rosmaninha   (Source: Gen Lavandula ) – Portuguese   [Lavandula stoechas subsp. luisieri]
  • cantueso   (Source: F Int Apico ) – Spanish
  • skärmlavendel   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Israel; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • De Wolf, G. P. 1955. Notes on cultivated labiates. 5. Lavandula. Baileya 3:51–53.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984–. Med-Checklist.
  • Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. 2004. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres.
  • Kunkel, G. 1972. Enumeracion de las plantas vasculares de Gran Canaria. Monogr. Biol. Canariensis no. 3.
  • Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Ortega-Sada, J. L. 1987. Flora de interes apicola y polinizacion de cultivos.
  • Oyen, L. P. A. & Nguyen Xuan Dung, eds. 1999. Essential-oil plants. 19:117–123 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 19:117–123.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia.
  • Press, J. R. & M. J. Short, eds. 1994. Flora of Madeira.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Upson, T. & S. Andrews. 2004. The genus Lavandula. 228.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Lavandula stoechas L.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?21685 (20 April 2014)

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