7235.000 Lavandula L.

Beadle, N.C.W., Evans, O.D., Carolin, R.C. & Tindale, M. (1994) Flora of the Sydney Region 4th edition, Griffin Press Ltd., Netley, South Australia

Description of the genus

Grey, hairy, annual or short-lived perennial herbs or small shrubs up to 1 m high. Leaves with fine hairs and containing essential oils. Flowers in dense terminal spikes rising above the foliage, blue, violet or lilac.

Worldwide: 47 species from the Mediterranean area.

Zimbabwe: 4 cultivated taxa.

No image yet

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

angustifolia Mill. subsp. angustifolia
dentata L.
stoechas L. subsp. stoechas
× heterophylla Viv.

Other sources of information about Lavandula:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lavandula
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lavandula
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lavandula
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lavandula
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Lavandula
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lavandula
JSTOR Plant Science: Lavandula
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lavandula
Plants of the World Online: Lavandula
Tropicos: Lavandula
Wikipedia: Lavandula

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Lavandula.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1783, retrieved 9 December 2023

Site software last modified: 12 October 2020 10:30pm (GMT +2)
Terms of use