Thymus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 590 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Greenland, Temp. & Subtropical Eurasia to NE. Tropical Africa.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Buryatiya, Canary Is., Central European Rus, China North-Central, Chita, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Magadan, Manchuria, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Qinghai, Romania, Sakhalin, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Illinois, Leeward Is., Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, New Zealand South, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Québec, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Lamiaceae Key Genus Fact Sheets

  • Cephalotos Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 189 (1763).
  • Harley RM, Atkins S, Budantsev AL, Cantino PD, Conn BJ, Grayer R, Harley MM, de Kok RPJ, Krestovskaja T, Morales R, Paton AJ, Ryding O, and Upson T. 2004. Labiatae, in The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants (K. Kubitzki, ed. in chief) VI: 167-275. Sp
  • Jalas & Kaleva, Fedde Rep. 81: 93-106 (1970)
  • Jalas, Bot J. Linn. Soc. 64: 247-271 (1971), rev. reg.
  • Mastichina Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4 (1754).
  • Morales, Ruizia 3: 1-324 (1986), rev. reg.
  • Serpyllum Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4 (1754).
  • Thymus L., Sp. Pl. 2: 590 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Ash, J.W. [939] Ethiopia K:SPC-42164.000 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1566] Nepal K001113465 Unknown Type Material Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 1566] India K001113463 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ibrahim [s.n.] Morocco K000414954 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1566] India K001113464 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ash [1011] Ethiopia K:SPC-35490.000 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 1566] Nepal K001113462 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ibrahim [s.n.] Morocco K000193377 Type Yes
van Soest, J.L. [39014] India K001600485 No
van Soest, J.L. [39017] India K001600484 No
van Soest, J.L. [39015] India K001600475 No
K:SPC-27397.000 No
Ibrahim [s.n.] Morocco K000414964 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ibrahim [1793] Morocco K000193374 Type Yes
Baldacci, A. [137] Greece K000494979 Unknown Type Material Yes
Thomson, J. [s.n.] Morocco K000414962 Unknown Type Material Yes
Orphanides, T.G. [396] Greece K001070008 Type Yes
Ibrahim [s.n.] Morocco K000414960 Unknown Type Material Yes
Eig, A.; Zohary, M. [s.n.] Syria K001070088 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ibrahim [s.n.] Morocco K000414961 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lindberg, H. [2766] Morocco K000193372 Type Yes
Peronin, A. [180] Turkey K001070076 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ibrahim [s.n.] Morocco K000414963 Unknown Type Material Yes
Haussknecht, H.C. [854] Armenia K001070087 Unknown Type Material Yes
Grabmayr, A.; Heldreich, T.H.H. [s.n.] Greece K001070009 Unknown Type Material Yes
Pichler, T. [s.n.] Iran K001070072 Unknown Type Material Yes
Maw, G. [s.n.] Morocco K000414956 Unknown Type Material Yes
Heldreich, T.H.H. [269] Greece K001070010 Type Yes
Heldreich, T.H.H. [269] Greece K001070011 Type Yes
Arrhenius, J. [s.n.] K001070031 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ibrahim [s.n.] Morocco K000414953 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bourgeau, E. [223] Turkey K001070085 Unknown Type Material Yes
Rico, L.; Arevshatyan, I.; Rukhkyan, N. [1792] Armenia K000297298 No
Hooker [s.n.] Morocco K000414955 Unknown Type Material Yes
K:SPC-27461.000 No
Kotschy, K.G.T. [80] Syria K001070086 Unknown Type Material Yes
Kotschy, K.G.T. [71] Turkey K001070084 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images
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    • Nina Davies, Gemma Bramley and Don Kirkup, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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