Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

Àrea de Botànica, Departament de Biologia, Universitat de les Illes Balears

Thymus richardii Pers. subsp. richardii

Family : LABIATAE (LAMIACEAE)

Genus : Thymus

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

    Distribution in the islands : Mallorca.

    General distribution : Mediterranean

    Flowering time : June. July.

    Life-forms : Chameophyte.

    Habitat : Rock creviceses.

    Uses and properties : Aromatic.

    Plants protected by law : Balearic Catalogue.

    IUCN Category : Vulnerable

    Characteristics : A small shrub with flat and lanceolate leaves, very aromatic, especially when crushed between the fingers. Differs from the rest of the thymes as it has prostrate branches and flat, wider leaves. The calyx do not have many-celled tricomes on the upper teeth, and this characteristic distinguishes it from the other subspecies; additionally this subsp. lives on another island.

    Status : Endèmica (Microareal).

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra