Taxon: Linum flavum L.

Genus: Linum
Family: Linaceae
Subfamily: Linoideae
Nomen number: 22334
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:279. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Apr-2004
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Russian Federation Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus ; Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Czechoslovakia ; Germany ; Hungary ; Poland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Former Yugoslavia ; Italy ; Romania

  • Cultivated


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  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Jhala, A. J. et al. 2008. Potential hybridization of flax with weedy and wild relatives: an avenue for movement of engineered genes? Crop Sci. (Madison) 48:825-840.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Schmidt, T. J. et al. 2010. Lignans in flowering aerial parts of Linum species - Chemodiversity in the light of systematics and phylogeny (Phytochemistry) 71:1714-1728.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

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