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Lavandula canariensis 3

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: Ocimeae
Subtribus: Lavandulinae
Genus: Lavandula
Subgenus: L. subg. Fabricia
Section: L. sect. Pterostoechas
Species: Lavandula canariensis
Subspecies: L. c. subsp. canariae – L. c. subsp. canariensis – L. c. subsp. fuerteventurae – L. c. subsp. gomerensis – L. c. subsp. hierrensis – L. c. subsp. lancerottensis – L. c. subsp. palmensis

Lavandula canariensis Mill., Gard. Dict. ed. 8: n.° 4 (1768).

Lavandula multifida var. canariensis (Mill.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 522 (1891).
Lavandula multifida subsp. canariensis (Mill.) Pit. & Proust, Iles Canaries: 299 (1909).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: Macaronesia
Canary Islands.

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

Miller, P. 1768. The Gardeners Dictionary: containing the best and newest methods of cultivating and improving the kitchen, fruit, flower garden, and nursery. Ed. 8, 3 volumes (without pagination), John & Francis Rivington, London. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.541 Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2022. Lavandula canariensis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2022 May 21. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2022. Lavandula canariensis. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2022. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published online. Accessed: 2022 May 21. Reference page. 2022. Lavandula canariensis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 21 May 2022.
International Plant Names Index. 2022. Lavandula canariensis. Published online. Accessed: May 21 2022.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Lavandula canariensis in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 2022 May 21.

Vernacular names
English: Canary Island lavender
español: mato risco, romanillo, yerba risco

Lavandula canariensis is a species of flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae, native to the Canary Islands.[3] It was first described by Philip Miller in 1768.[1][2]


"Plant Name Details for Lavandula canariensis Mill.", The International Plant Names Index, retrieved 2018-02-02
"Lavandula canariensis Mill.", Tropicos, Missouri Botanical Garden, retrieved 2018-02-02
"Lavandula canariensis", World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2018-02-02

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