Micromeria fruticosa

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Micromeria fruticosa
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Micromeria
Species: M. fruticosa
Binomial name
Micromeria fruticosa

Micromeria fruticosa, commonly known as White micromeria or White-leaved Savory, is a dwarf evergreen shrub endemic to Israel and the eastern Mediterranean.[1] It is a member of the genus Micromeria, of the Lamiaceae family. It is known as zuta levana (זוטה לבנה or זוטא לבנה) in Hebrew and ashab a-shai (عشب الشاي) in Arabic.[2]

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