Lavandula lanata

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Lavandula lanata
Lavendula lanata 1.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Lavandula
Species: L. lanata
Binomial name
Lavandula lanata
Boiss.

Lavandula lanata is a shrubby lavender species that is native to southern Spain. It is noted for the pronounced silver woolly hairs on its leaves. The flowers are borne on narrow spikes, and are a deep violet purple.

It is occasionally cultivated for its attractive appearance.

References[edit]

  • Upson and Andrews; The Genus Lavandula. (Kew, 2004)