Linum thunbergii

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Linum thunbergii


Taxonavigation: Malpighiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Malpighiales

Familia: Linaceae
Subfamilia: Linoideae
Genus: Linum
Species: Linum thunbergii


Linum thunbergii Eckl. & Zeyh., Enum. Pl. Afric. Austral.: 35 (1835).


  • Heterotypic
    • Linum quadrifolium Thunb., Fl. Cap. (Thunberg, ed. 2) 277 (1823).
    • Linum racemosum E.Mey., Drège, Zwei Pfl. Docum. 199 (1843).
    • Linum reichenbachii Planch., Hook. Lond. Journ. Bot. 7: 495 (1848).


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Tanzania.
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
    • Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces, Swaziland.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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