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Genus: Thymus (thymes)

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

Seven species and one hybrid cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Thymus cephalotes

Native to Spain and Portugal.

 

Thymus doerfleri

Native to Albania.

 

Thymus hyemalis

Native to the western Mediterranean.

 

Thymus mastichina

Native to Spain and northern Africa.

 

Thymus pulegioides (Large thyme)

Native to the Mediterranean.

 

Thymus serpyllium (Breckland thyme)

Native to the Mediterranean.

 

Thymus vulgaris (Thyme)

Native to the western Mediterranean.

 

Thymus x citriodorus (Lemon thyme)

 

 


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