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]
Synonyms[2]
  • Sabbatia Moench
  • Zygis Desv. ex Ham.
  • Piperella (C.Presl ex Rchb.) Spach
  • Apozia Willd. ex Steud.
  • Cuspidocarpus Spenn.
  • Micronema Schott
  • Tendana Rchb.f.

Micromeria is a genus of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae, widespread across Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America, with a center of diversity in the Mediterranean region and the Canary Islands.[2][3][4] 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.[5]

Species[2][6][7]
  1. Micromeria acropolitana Halácsy - Greece (presumed extinct, rediscovered 2006)
  2. Micromeria albanica (K.Malý) Šilic - Albania, Yugoslavia
  3. Micromeria × angosturae P.Pérez Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands (M. tenuis subsp. linkii × M. varia subsp. canariensis)
  4. Micromeria arganietorum (Emb.) R.Morales - Morocco
  5. Micromeria benthamii Webb & Berthel. - Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands
  6. Micromeria × benthamineolens Svent. - Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands (M. benthamii × M. pineolens)
  7. Micromeria biflora (Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don) Benth. - Himalayas from Afghanistan to Myanmar (India, Pakistan, Nepal, Assam, Bhutan, Guizhou, Yunnan)
  8. Micromeria × bourlieri Maire & Le Lièvre - Algeria, Morocco (M. graeca × M. inodora)
  9. Micromeria brivesii Batt. - Morocco
  10. Micromeria × broussonetii A.Santos, A.Acev.-Rodr. & Reyes-Bet. - Canary Islands (M. densiflora × M. varia)
  11. Micromeria browiczii Ziel. & Kit Tan - Greece
  12. Micromeria chionistrae Meikle - Cyprus
  13. Micromeria conferta (Coss. & Daveau) Stefani - Libya
  14. Micromeria × confusa G.Kunkel & P.Pérez - Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands (M. benthamii × M. lanata)
  15. Micromeria cremnophila Boiss. & Heldr. - Albania, Greece, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon
  16. Micromeria cristata (Hampe) Griseb. - Albania, Greece, Yugoslavia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Iran, Cyprus
  17. Micromeria croatica (Pers.) Schott - Albania, Yugoslavia
  18. Micromeria cymuligera Boiss. & Hausskn. - Turkey
  19. Micromeria danaensis Danin - Jordan
  20. Micromeria debilis Pomel - Algeria, Morocco
  21. Micromeria densiflora Benth. - Tenerife in the Canary Islands
  22. Micromeria douglasii (Benth.) Benth. – Yerba buena - Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Montana
  23. Micromeria elliptica K.Koch - Turkey
  24. Micromeria filiformis (Aiton) Benth. - Corsica, Sardinia, Balearic Islands
  25. Micromeria flacca (Nábelek) Hedge - Turkey, Iraq
  26. Micromeria flagellaris Baker - Madagascar
  27. Micromeria fontanesii Pomel - Algeria, Morocco
  28. Micromeria forbesii Benth. - Cape Verde Islands
  29. Micromeria glomerata P.Pérez - Tenerife in the Canary Islands
  30. Micromeria graeca (L.) Benth. ex Rchb. - Mediterranean from Morocco + Portugal to Turkey
  31. Micromeria guichardii (Quézel & Zaffran) Brullo & Furnari - Libya
  32. Micromeria hedgei Rech.f. - Iran
  33. Micromeria helianthemifolia Webb & Berthel. - Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands
  34. Micromeria herpyllomorpha Webb & Berthel. - La Palma in the Canary Islands
  35. Micromeria hispida Boiss. & Heldr. ex Benth. - Crete
  36. Micromeria hochreutineri (Briq.) Maire - Algeria, Morocco
  37. Micromeria × hybrida Zagan - Greece including Crete (M. graeca × M. nervosa)
  38. Micromeria hyssopifolia Webb & Berthel. - Tenerife + El Hierro in the Canary Islands
  39. Micromeria imbricata (Forssk.) C.Chr. - Africa from Nigeria to Ethiopia to Transvaal, Arabian Peninsula
  40. Micromeria inodora (Desf.) Benth. - Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Spain including Balearic Islands
  41. Micromeria × intermedia G.Kunkel & P.Pérez - Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands (M. benthamii × M. helianthemifolia)
  42. Micromeria juliana (L.) Benth. ex Rchb. - Mediterranean
  43. Micromeria kerneri Murb. - Yugoslavia
  44. Micromeria lachnophylla Webb & Berthel. - Tenerife in the Canary Islands
  45. Micromeria lanata (C.Sm. ex Link) Benth. - Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands
  46. Micromeria lasiophylla Webb & Berthel. - Canary Islands
  47. Micromeria lepida Webb & Berthel. La Gomera in the Canary Islands
  48. Micromeria leucantha Svent. ex P.Pérez - Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands
  49. Micromeria longipedunculata Bräuchler - Yugoslavia, Albania
  50. Micromeria macrosiphon Coss. - Morocco
  51. Micromeria madagascariensis Baker - Madagascar
  52. Micromeria marginata (Sm.) Chater - Alpes Maritimes in France, Liguria + Sardinia in Italy
  53. Micromeria × meteorica Hausskn. - Greece (M. cremnophila × M. juliana)
  54. Micromeria microphylla (d'Urv.) Benth. - Balearic Islands, Sicily, Malta, southern mainland Italy, Crete, Cyprus, Libya
  55. Micromeria monantha (Font Quer) R.Morales - Morocco
  56. Micromeria myrtifolia Boiss. & Hohen. - from Greece to Iran
  57. Micromeria nervosa (Desf.) Benth. - Mediterranean from Algeria + Balearic Islands to Turkey
  58. Micromeria × nogalesii G.Kunkel & P.Pérez - Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands (M. lanata × M. varia subsp. canariensis)
  59. Micromeria peltieri (Maire) R.Morales - Morocco
  60. Micromeria × perez-pazii G.Kunkel - Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands (M. benthamii × M. tenuis)
  61. Micromeria persica Boiss. - Iran, Iraq, Turkey
  62. Micromeria pineolens Svent. - Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands
  63. Micromeria × preauxii Webb & Berthel. - Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands (M. benthamii × M. varia subsp. canariensis)
  64. Micromeria pseudocroatica Šilic - Yugoslavia
  65. Micromeria rivas-martinezii Wildpret - Tenerife in the Canary Islands
  66. Micromeria serbaliana Danin & Hedge - Sinai
  67. Micromeria sinaica Benth. - Sinai, Israel
  68. Micromeria sphaciotica Boiss. & Heldr. ex Benth.- Crete
  69. Micromeria sphaerophylla Baker - Madagascar
  70. Micromeria suborbicularis (Alain) Borhidi - Cuba
  71. Micromeria × tagananensis P.Pérez - Tenerife in the Canary Islands (M. glomerata × M. varia)
  72. Micromeria teneriffae (Poir.) Benth. ex G.Don - Tenerife in the Canary Islands
  73. Micromeria tenuis (Link) Webb & Berthel. - Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands
  74. Micromeria unguentaria Schweinf. - Ethiopia
  75. Micromeria varia Benth. - Canary Islands, Madeira, Cape Verde Islands
  76. Micromeria weilleri (Maire) R.Morales - Morocco
  77. Micromeria × wildpretii P.Pérez - Tenerife in the Canary Islands (M. rivas-martinezii × M. varia)

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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. ^ a b c Kew World checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Flora of China Vol. 17 Page 226 姜味草属jiang wei cao shu Micromeria Bentham, Edward's Bot. Reg. 15: t. 1282. 1829.
  4. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana, Genere: Micromeria includes photos + distribution maps
  5. ^ Quattrocchi, Umberto (2000). CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names. Volume III: M-Q. CRC Press. p. 1682. ISBN 978-0-8493-2677-6. 
  6. ^ a b "Micromeria". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  7. ^ 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