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Genus: Lavandula (lavender)

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid I > Order: Lamiales > Family: Lamiaceae

Lavender Lavandula sp.

Lavandula sp.

Eight species and two hybrids cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Lavandula angustifolia (English lavender)

Native to the Mediterranean region.


Lavandula canariensis

Native to the Canary Island region.


Lavandula dentata

Native from Madeira to Arabia and Algeria.


Lavandula latifolia (Spike lavender)

Native from Spain to Croatia.


Lavandula multifida

Native to from Portugal to Egypt.


Lavandula pinnata

Native to the Canary Islands.


Lavandula stoechas (French or Spanish lavender)

Native to the Mediterranean region.


Lavandula viridis

Native to Madeira to Portugal.


Lavandula x allardii


Lavandula x intermedia



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