7313.000 Hyssopus L.

Gleason, H.A. & Cronquist, A. (1963) Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada D. van Nostrand Co, Inc. Princetown New Jersey.

Description of the genus

Perennial herbs or shrubs, aromatic. Stems erect branched with fine hairs at the tips. Leaves simple, linear. Flowers, small, blue, borne on the upper part of the branches. Calyx regular, lobes triangular, cuspidate; corolla strongly 2-lipped, the upper lip small, obovate, shallowly 2-lobed. The lower lip much larger with lateral lobes bent upwards. Fruit consisting of smooth ovoid nutlets.

Worldwide: 8 species native to the Mediterranean and east to Mongolia.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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officinalis L.

Other sources of information about Hyssopus:

External websites:

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

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: Hyssopus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2077, retrieved 11 December 2023

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