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Linaria amethystea

Linaria amethystea (*)

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Plantaginaceae
Tribus: Antirrhineae
Genus: Linaria
Sectio: L. sect. Supinae
Species: Linaria amethystea
Subspecies: L. a. subsp. aedoi – L. a. subsp. albiflora – L. a. subsp. amethystea – L. a. subsp. broussonetii – L. a. subsp. multipunctata

Linaria amethystea (Vent.) Hoffmanns. & Link, Fl. Portug. 1: 253 (1811).

Antirrhinum amethysteum Vent., Lamarck, Encycl. 4: 353 (1797).

Native distribution areas:

Southwestern Europe
Portugal, Spain.
Northern Africa
Morocco, Western Sahara.

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

Tutin, T.G., Heywood, V.H., Burges, N.A., Moore, D.M., Valentine, D.H., Walters, S.M. & Webb, D.A. (eds.) 1972. Flora Europaea. Volume 3: Diapensiaceae to Myoporaceae. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (UK), xxix + 370 pp., ISBN 0-521-08489-X. Reference page.
Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. 2013. Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du Nord. Volume 5: Dicotyledoneae: Oleaceae – Zygophyllaceae. Conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève, ISBN 978-2-8277-0128-5, 451 pp. PDF Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2022. Linaria amethystea in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2022 August 16. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2022. Linaria amethystea. Published online. Accessed: August 16 2022.
Hassler, M. 2022. World Plants. Synonymic Checklist and Distribution of the World Flora. . Linaria amethystea. Accessed: 16 August 2022.
Hassler, M. 2022. Linaria amethystea. 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 August 16. Reference page.

Vernacular names
español: Linaria amatista

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