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Taxon: Thymus zygis L.

 
Genus: Thymus
Family: Lamiaceae (alt.Labiatae)
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Mentheae
Subtribe: Menthinae
Nomen number: 36632
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:591. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 25-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring; flavoring
  • Materials: essential oils
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco (n.)

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain


References:

  1. Castroviejo, S. et al., eds. 1989-. Flora iberica: plantas vasculares de la Peninsula Iberica e Islas Baleares.
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  3. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  4. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  5. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Lawrence, B. M. 1992. Chemical components of Labiatae oils and their exploitation. Advances in labiate science 400-401.
  8. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  10. Morales Valverde, R. 1994. El género Thymus L. (Labiatae) en Africa. Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 51:218.
  11. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Small, E. 1997. Culinary herbs. Culinary herbs. 607. Note: NRC Research Press, Ottawa
  14. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.

Check other web resources for Thymus zygis L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Thymus zygis cultivars
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=36632. Accessed 16 July 2019.