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Teucrium

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Lamiales
Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Teucrioideae
Genus: Teucrium
Species: T. almeriense - T. arduini - T. betonicum - T. botrys - T. canadense - T. carolipaui - T. carthaginense - T. chamaedrys - T. corymbosum - T. creticum - T. cubense - T. divaricatum - T. flavum - T. fruticans - T. gnaphalodes - T. lepicephalum - T. lucidrys - T. massiliense - T. montanum - T. polium - T. pseudochamaepitys - T. puechiae - T. pyrenaicum - T. scordium - T. scorodonia - T. subspinosum - T. vesicarium - T. viscidum

Name

Teucrium L.

Vernacular names
Русский: Дубравник, Дубровник
Türkçe: Kısamahmut

Teucrium is a genus of perennial plants, of the family Lamiaceae. Common names for this genus include germanders. These species are herbs, shrubs or subshrubs. They are most common in Mediterranean climates.

An unusual feature of this genus compared with other members of Lamiaceae is that the flowers completely lack the upper lip of the corolla, although it is somewhat reduced also in other genera (Ajuga among them).

Several species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including the Coleophora case-bearers Coleophora auricella and Coleophora chamaedriella. The latter is only known from Wall Germander.

Teucrium species are rich in essential oils. They are valued as ornamental plants and pollen source, and some species have culinary and/or medical value.


Selected species


* Teucrium ajugaceum
* Teucrium argutum
* Teucrium balfourii
* Teucrium balthazaris
* Teucrium betonicum
* Teucrium botrys – Cut-leaved Germander
* Teucrium canadense – American Germander
* Teucrium capitatum
* Teucrium chamaedrys – Wall Germander
* Teucrium chardonianum – Aouioura Germander
* Teucrium corymbosum
* Teucrium cossonii – Fruity Teucrium
* Teucrium cubense
* Teucrium demnatense
* Teucrium divaricatum
* Teucrium flavum – Yellow Germander
* Teucrium fruticans – Tree Germander, Shrubby Germander, Bush Germander
* Teucrium glandulosum
* Teucrium grandiusculum
* Teucrium heterophyllum
* Teucrium japonicum
* Teucrium laciniatum – Lacy Germander
* Teucrium marum Cat Thyme
* Teucrium polium – Felty Germander
* Teucrium pyrenaicum
* Teucrium racemosum
* Teucrium scordium – Water Germander
* Teucrium scorodonia – Woodland Germander
* Teucrium socotranum
* Teucrium townsendii
o Teucrium townsendii ssp. affine
o Teucrium townsendii var. townsendii
* Teucrium werneri – Jbel Kest Germander

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