Lobularia maritima (L.) Desv.

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Lobularia maritima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shenstone, Mt Hampden

Lobularia maritima

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shenstone, Mt Hampden

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Common names: Sweet alison (English)
Description: Short annual or perennial herb to 30 cm, often branching near the base. Leaves 2-4 cm, linear-lanceolate, scattered. Petals white. Fruit c.2.5 mm, obovate. Seeds narrowly winged.
Derivation of specific name: maritima: maritime, of the sea
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Worldwide distribution: Native of Mediterranean and Macaronesian regions
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Other sources of information about Lobularia maritima:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: Lobularia maritima
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Lobularia maritima

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Lobularia maritima
African Plant Database: Lobularia maritima
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Lobularia maritima
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Lobularia maritima
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Lobularia maritima
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Lobularia maritima
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Lobularia maritima
JSTOR Plant Science: Lobularia maritima
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lobularia maritima
Plants of the World Online: Lobularia maritima
Tropicos: Lobularia maritima
Wikipedia: Lobularia maritima

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Lobularia maritima.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=124300, retrieved 19 May 2024

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