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Teucrium chamaedrys

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Teucrium chamaedrys, the wall germander,[1] is a species of ornamental plant native to Mediterranean region of Europe and North Africa, and to the Middle East as far east as Iran.[2][3][4][5] It was historically used as a medicinal herb for the treatment of gout and sometimes as a component of Venice treacle.

Subspecies

  1. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. albarracinii (Pau) Rech.f. - France, Spain
  2. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. algeriense Rech.f. - Algeria
  3. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. chamaedrys - central + southern Europe, Caucasus, Turkey, Iran
  4. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. germanicum (F.Herm.) Rech.f. - France, Germany
  5. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. gracile (Batt.) Rech.f. - Algeria, Morocco
  6. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. lydium O.Schwarz - Greece, Turkey
  7. Teucrium chamaedrys var. multinodum Bordz. - Caucasus
  8. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. nuchense (K.Koch) Rech.f. - Caucasus
  9. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. olympicum Rech.f. - Greece
  10. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. pectinatum Rech.f. - France, Italy
  11. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. pinnatifidum (Sennen) Rech.f. - France, Spain
  12. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. sinuatum (Celak.) Rech.f. - Iran, Iraq, Turkey
  13. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. syspirense (K.Koch) Rech.f. - Crimea, Caucasus, Turkey, Iran, Turkmenistan
  14. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. tauricola Rech.f. - Turkey, Syria
  15. Teucrium chamaedrys subsp. trapezunticum Rech.f. - Caucasus, Turkey

Appearance

Wall germander is a creeping evergreen perennial 6–18 inches tall. Its scalloped, opposite leaves are 0.5–1.5 inches long, dark green, and shiny. In late summer, tubular flowers grow in whorls from the leaf axils.

Cultivation

Wall germander can be grown in USDA Zones 5–10. It may be propagated by vegetative cuttings or by the division of established clumps.

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Teucrium chamaedrys". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 9 December 2015.
  2. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Altervista Flora Italiana
  4. ^ Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2010). Flora Iberica 12: 1-650. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  5. ^ Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Crockett, James U.; Tanner, Ogden (1977). "Herbs" (1 ed.). Alexandria, Va: Time-Life Books. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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Teucrium chamaedrys: Brief Summary

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Teucrium chamaedrys, the wall germander, is a species of ornamental plant native to Mediterranean region of Europe and North Africa, and to the Middle East as far east as Iran. It was historically used as a medicinal herb for the treatment of gout and sometimes as a component of Venice treacle.

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