Herbario Virtual del Mediterráneo Occidental

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

Thymus richardii Pers. subsp. ebusitanus (Font Quer) Jalas

Family : LABIATAE (LAMIACEAE)

Genus : Thymus

    Province distribution : Balearic Islands.

    Distribution in the islands : Ibiza.

    General distribution : Mediterranean (Balearic)

    Endemisms : Balearic Islands

    Flowering time : June. July.

    Life-forms : Chameophyte.

    Habitat : Rocky coastlines.

    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. Flowers are pink in colour and arranged in terminal inflorescences. Its habitat and isolated location makes its identification unmistakeable.

    Status : Endèmica.

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Patrocinador: Fundació Sa Nostra