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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Lamiales

Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Nepetoideae
Tribus: Mentheae
Subtribus: Menthinae
Genus: Ziziphora

Z. aragonensis – Z. brantii – Z. capitata – Z. clinopodioides – Z. galinae – Z. hispanica – Z. interrupta – Z. pamiroalaica – Z. pedicellata – Z. persica – Z. puschkinii – Z. raddei – Z. suffruticosa – Z. taurica – Z. tenuior – Z. vichodceviana – Z. woronowii

Ziziphora L., Sp. Pl. 1: 21 (1753)
Type species: Ziziphora capitata L., Sp. Pl. 1: 21 (1753)


Zwingeria Heist. ex Fabr., Enum.: 59 (1759)
Faldermannia Trautv., Bull. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg 6: 185 (1840)


Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum 1: 21.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2014. Ziziphora in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 June 26. Reference page.
Tropicos.org 2014. Ziziphora. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2014 June 26.
International Plant Names Index. 2014. Ziziphora. Published online. Accessed: June 26 2014.

Vernacular names
русский: Зизифора


Ziziphora are a genus of annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs in the family Lamiaceae. Ziziphora has aromatic leaves; they are found in open and often xeric habitats in Southern and Eastern Europe, North-West Africa and Asia to the Himalayas and Altai mountains.[2]

Southwestern Europe
Southeastern Europe
Eastern Europe
Northern Africa
Middle Asia
Western Asia
Arabian Peninsula
Indian Subcontinent[2]
Iran (north khorasan)


Ziziphora aragonensis Pau - Spain
Ziziphora brantii K.Koch - Caucasus
Ziziphora capitata L. - Balkans, Black Sea region, Middle East, Central Asia
Ziziphora clinopodioides Lam. - Siberia, Mongolia, Xinjiang, Central Asia, Himalayas, Southwest Asia
Ziziphora galinae Juz. - Turkmenistan
Ziziphora hispanica L. - Spain, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Ziziphora interrupta Juz. - Tajikistan
Ziziphora pamiroalaica Juz. - Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Xingjiang
Ziziphora pedicellata Pazij & Vved. - Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan
Ziziphora persica Bunge - Iran, Turkey, Caucasus, Crimea, Central Asia
Ziziphora puschkinii Adam - Caucasus
Ziziphora raddei Juz. - Caucasus
Ziziphora suffruticosa Pazij & Vved. - Uzbekistan
Ziziphora taurica M.Bieb - Crimea, Turkey, Syria
Ziziphora tenuior L. - Ukraine, Russia, Siberia, Central Asia, Xinjiang, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, Middle East
Ziziphora vichodceviana Tkatsch. ex Tulyag. - Kyrgyzstan
Ziziphora woronowii Maleev - Caucasus


Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
"Ziziphora L." Factsheets. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2008. Retrieved 8 May 2014.

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