Micromeria

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Micromeria
Micromeria nervosa 1.jpg
Micromeria nervosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Subfamily: Nepetoideae
Tribe: Mentheae
Genus: Micromeria
Benth.[1]
Species

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Micromeria is a genus of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae. It is sometimes placed within the genus Satureja.[1] The name is derived from the Greek words μῑκρος (mīkros), meaning "small," and μερίς (meris), meaning "portion," referring to the leaves and flowers.[2]

Species[edit]

Formerly placed here[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Genus: Micromeria Benth.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2007-10-05. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  2. ^ Quattrocchi, Umberto (2000). CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names. Volume III: M-Q. CRC Press. p. 1682. ISBN 978-0-8493-2677-6. 
  3. ^ a b "Micromeria". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  4. ^ a b "GRIN Species Records of Micromeria". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Micromeria at Wikimedia Commons Data related to Micromeria at Wikispecies