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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: Plantaginaceae
Tribus: Digitalideae
Genus: Erinus
Species: E. alpinus – E. thiabaudii

Erinus L., 1753.

Typus: E. alpinus
L. Lectotypus vide Pennell, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 82: 24. 1930.

Ageratum Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4. 28 Jan 1754, nom. illeg. non L. (1753).
Dortiguea Bub., Fl. Pyrenaea 1: 305. 1897.


Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum 630.

Vernacular names
čeština: Nemléč

Erinus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Plantaginaceae (previously in the family Scrophulariaceae), native to stony mountainous sites in North Africa and southern Europe. Some members of the genus have been cultivated as ornamental plants, particularly Erinus alpinus, for which a number of different cultivars are available.[1]


Erinus alpinus
Erinus thiabaudii


RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. United Kingdom: Dorling Kindersley. 2008. p. 1136. ISBN 1405332964.

Further reading

Pink, A. (2004). Gardening for the Million. Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation.

External links

Erinus. GRIN.

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